The Second Coming

"The Irish dance is both skillful and playful, while the aerial work is truly magical" ****

- Scotsman

A feast for the senses featuring traditional Irish music and dance, theatre, film and aerial circus.

A Hawk’s Well Theatre & Fidget Feet Production

On this day begins an inspired journey to life rediscovered. Ireland’s greatest poet, W. B. Yeats has returned. This is the story of his Second Coming. This is a spectacle – a feast for the senses featuring traditional Irish music and dance, theatre, film and aerial circus.
Witness a gravity-defying troupe of performers who will leave you spell bound. This show is a co-production between Fidget Feet & Sligo’s Hawk’s Well Theatre, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. Come and see the heart of Irish culture being set free and given wings to fly.

“Rarely do so many arts come together to make something this exciting and beautiful. The audience sat open-mouthed in wonder…”

– Meg Harper, Director of the International Yeats Summer School

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“What a triumph… the music was super, world-class, the dancing amazing, the concept, the visuals, great…”

– Steve Wickham, The Waterboys


Where to See this Show

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Notes for Producers

This show is currently available to tour worldwide. Click below to download the production notes for Second Coming. If you’d like information on pricing and availability then contact us via the form below, or call us on +353 (0) 87 988 7530.


Director : Mikel Murfi
Producer : Marie Byrne
Musical Direction: Michael Rooney
Writing & Art Direction: Jym Daly
Choreography: Chantal McCormick & The Dancers
Lighting: Nick McCall
Costumes: Abby Grewcock
Rigging: Lee Clayden & Johann Hattingh
Photography: Jym Daly & Yvonne Ryan
Original Cast: Keira Martin, Ashlene McFadden, Lee Clayden, Sianna Bruce, Ciaran Connolly, Maire Dee, Kathryn Cooley, Marcus Lamb, Michael Rooney, Mike McGoldrick, John-Joe Kelly, Damien O’Kane
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