Finnegan’s Wake is a complete event package. We’ll provide the hilarious wake, scripted but ever changing eulogies and plenty of great music everyone will enjoy dancing to. Prepare your eulogies as you and your guests may be called on to stand up and salute the dearly departed with a joke, a song or a dance
50 - 500
2 - 3 hours
A dining area large enough to hold your guests and a performance area of at least 12’ X 12’ for the cast and to lay out the body.
- Holiday Parties
- Corporate Entertaining
- Employee Parties
The cast of zany characters may be increased or decreased, depending on the size of the audience but typically includes a cast of five, a three-piece Irish band and you. Yes, YOU! Audience members are encouraged to get up and participate in the show. You may recite a poem, dance a jig, sing a song, make an Irish toast or give a eulogy (meaning, tell any old joke you know and insert Finnegan’s name).
Finnegan’s Wake is an interactive dinner and comedy show that can be performed any time of year, but it’s particularly popular every March. It is filled with tender ballads, rowdy reels, raucous comedy, outrageous characters, and plenty of audience participation as guests are invited to get up and say a few words about the departed. This very successful show has been performed for audiences in Greater Boston and New Jersey for over 17 years. At the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, over 25,000 mourners came to pay their respects to our dearly departed and we performed 50+ shows over a two-year period, each enjoyed by over 500 people each performance.
It’s an interactive show that takes place during dinner, at the location of your choice where the audience is part of the act. And be prepared to hear some great music as well! This uproarious interactive dinner and comedy show is just the thing to lift your spirits – and rest assured there will be plenty of spirits to go around.
Join the family you are in for a treat – it’s an opportunity to entertain and to be entertained! While seasoned actor/comedians host this evening of Celtic wit and merriment, you’ll also have a chance to help console the poor widow. Feel free to share a joke, a ballad or a tale. After all, this gathering is a celebration of life, not death.
You’ll laugh till you cry at Finnegan’s Wake, the most original and engaging of productions. It’s simply an unforgettable interactive dinner and comedy show!
Rave Reviews From Clients
"Finnegan’s Wake is a dinner theater experience that puts the audience in the middle of a raucous Irish wake and gets the crowd into the act."
Just wanted to let you know that activity was a huge hit! Deric and the team did an amazing job…Very well done.
Our client and the guests LOVED the activity. Paul did an amazing job keeping everyone engaged and entertained.
We had a great time and I received a lot of positive feedback from the team. They were surprised, had fun and enjoyed participating in multiple activities. Michael was amazing!
“Excellent show! The actors were fun and interacted well with your company. We will definitely recommend to others. I enjoyed hearing that co-worker laughter!”
Our Charity Bike Build donation event was a huge success. Matt and his team handled everything beautifully, and our group had a ton of fun. I heard nothing but positive comments afterwards. We will definitely recommend you to our colleagues.
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