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A TASTE OF IRELAND: Irish dance sensation comes to Newcastle

Direct from Off-Broadway to Newcastle, Australia’s most electrifying Irish dance extravaganza, A Taste of Ireland, is primed to set the stage ablaze with a dazzling new rendition of their highly acclaimed show.

This enthralling spectacle, featuring multiple World Champions and former luminaries of renowned productions like Lord of the Dance and Riverdance, will grace the Newcastle Civic Theatre on 2 May and ignite the hearts of audiences across the Hunter Valley throughout April and May.

Receiving rave reviews both domestically and internationally, with over 150,000 enraptured spectators worldwide, A Taste of Ireland promises an evening of unparalleled entertainment. Combining rich cultural tradition with contemporary allure and boundless craic, this performance delivers a spellbinding experience that captivates audiences night after night.

Since its inception, the show has enthralled audiences with over 300 electrifying shows, seamlessly melding the essence of Ireland’s heritage with modern dynamism. Champion Irish dancers from around the globe, accompanied by exceptionally talented musicians and vocalists, weave their magic on stage, bringing to life intricate choreography in a 100% live production.

With revitalized renditions of beloved classics such as Danny Boy and Tell Me Ma, the show pulsates with live, energetic tap battles and world-class dancing, complemented by melodic folk music mashups. Through this mesmerizing blend, audiences are transported through the poignant narrative of Ireland’s tumultuous history, immersing themselves in its stirring tales.

“As a producer and director, I am absolutely thrilled to announce the final Australian tour of A Taste of Ireland,” Co-Producer and Director, Brent Pace said.

“We have thoroughly enjoyed delving into the history and essence of Ireland, using music and Irish dance to narrate the enthralling saga of this remarkable nation. The show offers audiences an intimate live experience, where each storyline is intricately woven with dynamic lighting and stunning visual backdrops.

“The cast and I have worked incredibly hard to ensure that each performance and dance sequence is carefully choreographed to convey the profound essence of these moments in Ireland’s history, ensuring that you not only observe them but also experience it through the movement, music, and captivating live dance. We’re thrilled to share this unforgettable experience with our Australian audience this year and eagerly anticipate our journey to this remarkable tour, a culmination of years of dedication and passion.”

Australian Irish dance luminaries Ceili Moore and Brent Pace, whose illustrious careers have graced the global stage of Irish dancing, unite to bring their passion for this art form to audiences worldwide. With their unparalleled expertise and dedication, they promise an unforgettable journey through the heart and soul of Ireland.

A Taste of Ireland will hit the stage at the Civic Theatre in Newcastle on 2 May 2024. For more information and tickets visit

2 MAY 2024