A Tribute to the Famous McNultys

February 8, 2011

Irish Arts Center, in association with
American Irish Historical Society | Archives of Irish American/Tamiment Library—New York University | Glucksman Ireland House—New York University | The Irish Repertory Theatre presents

A Tribute to the Famous McNultys: The First Family of Irish Music

A Concert Featuring
Mick Moloney
and an All-Star Line Up


Julie Feeney | Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks | The Green Fields of America: Mick
Moloney, Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan and Jerry O’Sullivan | Courtney
Grogan | Dermot Henry | Dana Lyn and her String Quartet | The Niall O’Leary School of
Irish Dance | Mary O’Dowd | Jerry Timlin | The Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra

Friday, March 11, 2011, 8 pm

Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street

The McNulty family—Ma, her daughter Eileen and her son Peter—were the most extraordinarily successful and acclaimed Irish entertainers in America between 1930 and 1960. Now, close to the 50th anniversary of their last performance in their beloved New York City, folklorist and musician Mick Moloney returns to Symphony Space to lead a tribute to this peerless trio – the last of the great vaudevillians in America.  Their combination of exuberant traditional Irish and Irish American song with tap, clog and Irish step dance set them apart from all entertainers of their era. The Famous McNultys filled theBrooklyn Academy of Music with their Irish Showboat Revue twice a year for close to twenty years. The concert will be a celebration of their magnificent, joyful artistry and will feature a program of music, song and dance against a stunning backdrop of projected visual images from the life and times of this remarkable family.

Admission:Orchestra: $40 general / $30 IAC members Tier 2: $30 general / $27 IAC members / $20 students SymphonySpace.org or 212-864-5400


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