The juiced-up jigs and staccato stomps of Irish dance phenomenon Riverdance kick could kick up a storm of Celtic interest in the upcoming shows in Jackson. The production’s Friday-Saturday stint at Thalia Mara Hall should tap into much of the same audience that’s swelled the ranks of the annual CelticFest Mississippi
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The new Riverdance Live from Beijing DVD and Blu-ray is available on the Riverdance store on Amazon.co.uk for U.K. and European fans.
Performing to an audience 20,000+ over the two weeks in Singapore, Riverdance earned impressive reviews from both the audience and media…
Riverdance’s highest performance ever –
Two hundred metres above ground
The team is applying to have this feat recognised by Guinness World Records as a performance on the highest stage in the world.
Ten years after it last wowed local audiences, lavish Irish musical extravaganza Riverdance is back this month to open the sprawling, 1600-seat Marina Bay Sands theatre.
The Riverdance opening night was a doubly auspicious one as it was also the first show to be staged in the newly opened Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands.
Members of the theatre and creative industry were in attendance to watch the extraordinary performance in this new theatre.
Chloey Turner’s love affair with Riverdance is the story of a lifelong dream come true.
Born in England, Turner, 23, saw Riverdance on TV when she was a child. From that moment she wanted to be a part of the show.
Interview with Lead Dancer Padraic Moyles
A large bucket of ice for sore legs after every show.
Every dancer soaks his or her legs in ice when they get off-stage – an essential practice among the dancers of the Riverdance company.
And it is probably one of the things that has kept lead dancer Padraic Moyles’s legs intact for the past 13 years that he has been with the show.
“It has been 10 years since Singapore has welcomed Riverdance to its shores, and I can’t think of a better show to open such a spectacular venue. Riverdance really is a unique spectacle of unbelievable talent which I’m sure will capture the imagination and thrill audiences across Southeast Asia” says Milan Rokic, Managing Director of BASE Entertainment Asia
For the first time in eight years the pounding feet and swirling music of Riverdance, that has tapped its way onto the world stage thrilling millions of people around the globe returns to Australia for a national tour opening in Perth in March 2011 then touring to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.