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A Christmas Celtic Sojourn 2011 -

12/06/2011 09:32:00 PM
A New England holiday favorite is back and bigger than ever. The Ninth Annual A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan returns to the Cutler Majestic Theatre in Boston from December 16-18. A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan features an ensemble cast that offers an intimate sharing of Christmas music, dancing, songs and stories in the Celtic tradition
A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan will feature a variety of singers, musicians and dancers steeped in Celtic tradition. The cast will include:

· The wonderful Canadian singer Ruth Moody who is part of the trio The Wailin’ Jennys, now such a staple on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion

· Hanneke Cassel, who was a big hit in the 2010 concert, has re-assembled the group Halali, with Laura Cortese, Lissa Schneckenburger and guitarist Flynn Cohen.

· Simon Chrisman who is part of the up and coming act The Bee Eaters will bring a new instrument to the show, the Hammer Dulcimer

· The Uilleann Pipes will be featured for the first time on the show played by newcomer Kieran O’Hare.

· Multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan of Solas will again be back on stage and, and again in his role as music director.

· Seamus will be joined by long time collaborators Chico Huff on acoustic bass, and new to Christmas Celtic this year, percussionist Ben Wittman who has recorded with to name a few, Rosanne Cash, Eileen Ivers, Paul Simon, Laurie Anderson.

· Kevin Doyle, will make his return to Christmas Celtic this year not just as the spectacular dancer he is, but as the dance director and is already busy working with a young group from the Harney Academy of Walpole who have become a fixture in the show.

· Paula Plum returns as the artistic director for her ninth year

The full 2011 schedule of A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is as follows:

· Friday, December 9, 7:30: Hanover Theatre - Worcester, MA
· Saturday, December 10, 3PM and 8PM: The Music Hall - Portsmouth, NH
· Sunday, December 11, 7PM: Zeiterion Theatre - New Bedford, MA
· Wednesday, December 14: Shalin Liu Performance Centre - Rockport, MA
· Friday, December 16th, 8PM: Cutler Emerson Majestic Theatre- Boston, MA
· Saturday, December 17: 3PM and 8PM, Cutler Emerson Majestic Theatre - Boston, MA
· Sunday, December 18: 1PM and 5PM, Cutler Emerson Majestic Theatre – Boston, MA

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