Algonquin Arts Press Releases
Algonquin Arts Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2011
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Irish Heritage Month Celebrated through Entertainment at the Algonquin

The Prodigals, an Irish-rock band, will perform at Algonquin Arts Theatre on 3/5 as part of March o’ the Irish.

Event: March o’ the Irish, a month-long celebration of the Irish heritage
Event Location: Algonquin Arts Theatre
Ticket Prices: $25-$45
Algonquin Arts Box Office:
732-528-9211 www.algonquinarts.org

Algonquin Arts Theatre announces a month-long celebration of the Irish heritage called March o’ the Irish.  Irish concerts and plays have been slated for the month of March for all those who love the Irish heritage and want to extend St. Patrick’s Day to a month-long festivity.

The first show as part of this series is The Prodigals in concert on Saturday, March 5 at 8pm.  This famous, seminal New York, Irish rock band will perform dynamic, original music that blends a funky energy that is pure New York with a passion for the traditional music of Ireland.  Tickets for adults & seniors are $40 and students are $30.

Other March o’ the Irish events are scheduled as follows:

Big Maggie, the Play performed by The Castlewood Players of Cratloe County Claire near Shannon, Ireland, an authentic Irish acting troupe
Thursday, March 10—8pm* (*Preview)
Friday, March 11—8pm     Saturday, March 12—8pm
Sunday, March 13—3pm
*Call for preview performance prices.
Shamrock Seating: $40  Adults & Seniors: $35  Students: $30

Many Young Men of Twenty, the Play performed by The Castlewood Players of Cratloe County Claire near Shannon, Ireland, an authentic Irish acting troupe
Thursday, March 17—2pm & 8pm* (*Previews)
Saturday, March 19—8pm
*Call for preview performance prices.
Shamrock Seating: $40  Adults & Seniors: $35  Students: $30

Danú, the internationally-famous, authentic Irish band, in concert
Sunday, March 20—3pm
Shamrock Seating: $45  Adults & Seniors: $40  Students: $30

Algonquin Arts Theatre is currently offering a special for March o’ the Irish tickets.  Purchase a ticket to The Prodigals and Danú, and get a FREE ticket to one Irish play of the patron’s choice.  People should mention the code “Third Free” to redeem this special. This offer is valid on in-person or phone orders only while supplies last. This cannot be combined with other offers.

Tickets to see these events range from $25-$45.  Group rates and fundraising opportunities are also available for these performances.  Tickets can be reserved by calling 732-528-9211, emailing boxoffice@algonquinarts.org, or by visiting www.algonquinarts.org.  Box office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.  Algonquin Arts Theatre is located at 173 Main Street in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Algonquin Arts Theatre was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey’s central region. Algonquin Arts Theatre is handicap accessible. Assisted listening devices are available upon request.  Please notify us in advance of your needs by contacting the box office.  Programming of Algonquin Arts Theatre is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, PNC, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Target, The Community Foundation of Monmouth County, The Paul F. Zito, MD Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman’s Club of Brielle, Janice Blanton, Jules Plangere III, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses. This season is sponsored in remembrance of Marialana and her love for children and the arts.