From A Distance is the spectacular new musical that tells a story of hope, love and separation as one man leaves his homeland in search of his American Dream.
In 1948, following World War 2, Sean Dempsey finds himself in love and desperate to build a life for himself and his childhood sweetheart. Ambitious, driven and hardworking, Sean soon finds himself on the way to New York, fuelled by a vision of the future for him and Cora. Sean embarks on an adventure full of danger, tragedy and lost love as he experiences the Atlantic Divide.
The show features an exhilarating mix of original scores along with well-known songs such as Galway Girl, Isle of Hope Isle of Dreams, I Loved Her First and Irish Rover, together with performances by some of the worlds fonest musicians, actors and dancers.
From A Distance is a powerful and explosive blend of energy, emotion and music which leaves audiences from around the world on an unforgettable high. It’s also a celebration of dreams, enduring love, the resilience of human spirit and the powerful pull between one man and his homeland.