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BYU 'Living Legends' Performing Group Wows Auckland Audiences

Five more shows coming in Hamilton, Napier and Wellington, then four in French Polynesia.

The Brigham Young University "Living Legends" performing group brought audiences to their feet in two dynamic performances this weekend in Auckland, New Zealand.

New Zealanders can still catch the Living Legends five more times in two performances in Hamilton’s Clarence Street Theatre, 9 May; two in Napier’s Municipal Theatre, 11 May; and one final show at the historical Wellington Opera House, 13 May.

They will also perform civic outreach activities and hold devotionals at most of these locations.

Composed of 30 student-performers, the Living Legends group celebrates the native cultural heritages of North, Central and South America, and the South Pacific, in a vibrant spectacle of energy, music, regalia, and dance. As they take the stage, talented performers capture the rhythms of Polynesia, portray the fascinating legends of Native American people, and dazzle the senses with the energy of Latin America.

Both the lavish attire and the intricate choreography are authentic representations of the showcased cultures.

Auckland audience members stomped their feet, enthusiastically clapped their hands and cheered loudly, and waved national flags in approval.

Tickets for the Hamilton and Napier shows are going fast and are available online at  Meanwhile, good seats are still available for the Wellington performance, and can be purchased at

Following the conclusion of the New Zealand portion of their tour, the BYU Living Legends will travel to French Polynesia, for one show in Mataiea’s Le Chapiteau de la Marina, Pointe Tehoro on 16 May (tickets available at the box office), two shows in Papeete’s Grand Theatre on 17 May (Tickets online at and one non-ticketed event at Opunohu, Moorea’s Te Fare Natura on May 18.

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