Sunday, February 6, 2011

Martin Sheen Narrates 15th Annual Siamsa na nGael at Chicago Symphony Center

Trinity Irish Dancers

Join Old St. Patrick’s Church as they present a musical extravaganza at the 15th Annual Siamsa na nGael in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. This extraordinary evening combines songs, dance, and stories that explore the Irish championing the cause of liberty south of the border. Guests will enjoy stirring narrative prose by Martin Sheen, Award-winning actor, and Rodrick Dixon, renowned performer, plus captivating music mingling Spanish and Celtic tunes arranged by Scott Stevenson and Gary Fry and innovative dance from the Trinity Irish Dancers. For more details, go to

When:    Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets ($25-55) through the Chicago Symphony Center Box office when they go on sale Monday, Feb. 7 by calling 312.294.3000 or visit

Where:  Chicago Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. 

The stories of Bernardo O'Higgins, John Riley, and the San Patricios will bring to light the tales of farmers and fiercely brave "Colorados" who will capture your hearts and imagination. Vocal soloists Michael Boschert, Catherine O’Connell, and Rodrick Dixon will share the stage as they enthrall audiences with their vocal range and versatility. Plus, the Old St. Patrick’s Concert Choir, a Pipe and Drum Band and much more! Don’t miss the Old St. Patrick’s Church gift to the city of Chicago in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!

Proceeds support the church and the Center 
for Social Concerns on the Old St. Pat’s campus,
which houses the following outreach programs: 
Horizons for Youth; Career Transitions Center 
of Chicago Harmony, Hope and Healing, Coprodeli 
U.S.A., and Global Alliance for Africa.

Rodrick Dixon

Martin Sheen

Catherine O'Connell

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