Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas
WHEN: December 9, for two performances (3:30 pm & and 7:30 pm)
WHERE: Sieminski Theater, 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge
TICKETS: $45 – $65
Tickets are available at sieminskitheater.org or call the Box Office at 908-580-3892.
The Sieminski Theater offers a heartwarming holiday event for the entire family! Drawing on the infinitely rich treasury of Ireland’s cultural heritage, Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas, a re-creation of a night before Christmas in the West of Ireland in the 1940s.
Now in its 28th season, this year’s show features some of the finest, most authentic, exponents of the Celtic arts performing anywhere today, on either side of the Atlantic.
Traditionally, in the remote parish of Teampall an Ghleannáin—Tomáseen Foley’s birthplace—the neighbors gathered at each other’s farmhouses on the nights leading up to Christmas, bringing with them their fiddles, tin whistles, flutes, bodhráns, uilleann pipes, and, perhaps, most important of all, their unshakeable sense of community; they gathered to raise the rafters of the old houses with the joy of their music, to knock sparks off the flagstone floor with their traditional dances—and, of course, to tell stories—they filled the night with the laughter of their stories.
A Celtic Christmas brings to life just such a night. On stage, the spirit of Christmas dances to life and glows brightly to create an Irish family feast - direct from the rich table of communal life in the west of Ireland. The show invites its audience to come into that cottage, into that world, into that era, with us, and be our neighbors for the night. Visit their website @ www.tomaseenfoley.com
The Sieminski Theater is located in Basking Ridge, NJ on the campus of Fellowship Village, this intimate state-of-the-art theater offers student and senior discounts, dinner and show packages, and free parking. Like us on facebook.com/SieminskiTheater