Heartbeat of Home

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 8:00pm

Credit: Courtesy of Jim Bynre

Enjoy a dance extravaganza that blends Irish dance, Latin American salsa and the rhythms of Africa. 

Three years in the making, Heartbeat of Home is a high-octane dance extravaganza that lovingly encompasses a diverse array of multicultural influences, blending the thunder and drama of Irish dance with the sultriness and attitude of Latin American salsa and the glorious rhythms of Africa. This tantalizing musical tour de force was created by the producers and director of Riverdance, with original music by Golden Globe-nominated composer Brian Byrne and lyrics by award-winning writer Joseph O’Connor. With a world-class cast of 29 dancers and 10 musicians, the high-energy production employs cutting-edge projection technology to create a dream world of joyous, heart-stopping music and dance. Heartbeat of Home airs Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV. It repeats Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m.