Patrick Ball - Come Dance With Me In Ireland: A Pilgrimage to Yeats Country
Sunday, March 13, 2022
Doors open: 6:30 pm
Event begins: 7 pm
Event Website: Patrick Ball
“Come Dance With Me In Ireland: A Pilgrimage to Yeats Country” is solo musical theater piece based on the life and works of Ireland’s greatest poet, William Butler Yeats, and performed by Celtic Harpist & Storyteller Patrick Ball.
It is the story of an elderly Irish couple who had spent their entire adult lives in the states but have returned to Ireland to go on a "Yeats Country” tour to try to recapture some swiftly fading memories of their youth. They visit many of the places beloved by Yeats: Innisfree, Thoor Ballylee, Knocknarea, Glencar, and Drumcliffe. They hear again some of his most beautiful poems: The Lake Isle Of Innisfree, When You Are Old, The Song Of Wandering Aengus, The Host Of The Air, The Wild Swans At Coole. And their story unfolds…