LARRY KIRWAN - IRELAND
The Performing Arts Distingushed Artist:
IRELAND – A HISTORY IN SONG
Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 PM
Here’s a new and exciting one-man show by Larry Kirwan that combines his 25 years experience leading Black 47 with his parallel careers as playwright, author, journalist and radio host. Through a mixture of story-telling, acting, and singing,Kirwan brings Irish history alive with emphasis on The Great Hunger of 1847, Emigration to America, The Celtic
Revival, 1916 Uprising, and the recent “Troubles.” You’ll beintroduced to and get to the heart of James Connolly, Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz, James Joyce, WB Yeats,
Bobby Sands & Bernadette Devlin McAliskey among others.
The show will include classic Black 47 songs including, James Connolly and The Big Fellah and extracts from his plays and books, Mr. Parnell, Blood, Hard Times,A History of Irish Music, and Green Suede Shoes.Shoes.
Tickets:General $15/BCC Faculity/Staff/Seniors $10
BCC Students $5