1996

17th May
Riverdance returns to the Apollo, London for a three and a half month run with advance box office sales in excess of UK£5m. The show is extended until the middle of January 1997

August
riverdance.com is launched

5th August
Riverdance- A Journey, a video documentary about the show, is released.

21st September
Riverdance celebrates its 400th performance; the show has been seen by over 1.3 million people.

2nd October

Riverdance starts its US tour at Radio City Music Hall, New York, christening this US company the Lee after Cork’s main river, while the company continuing to perform in the UK is now known as the Liffey after Dublin’s main river.