You can see Riverdance in the place where it all began. Nearly a quarter of a century after it premiered in Dublin in February 1995, Riverdance returns for its 16th summer season at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre.

It's the show that forever changed the landscape of Irish music, dance, and performance. For over two decades, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. 

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Riverdance began its journey as the interval act in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, produced for television by Moya Doherty. This electrifying and innovative seven-minute dance piece was then developed into a full-length stage show by Producer Moya Doherty, Composer Bill Whelan, and Director John McColgan.

Riverdance at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre

Seeing Riverdance in the place where it all began should be on everyone's Ireland bucket list

Publiée par sur Lundi 22 juillet 2019

With its fusion of Irish and international music and dance, the show broke all box office records during its world première run in Dublin, London and New York and has continued to set new records in packed theatres and arenas throughout North America, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Europe, South Africa and South America, reaching an audience of nearly 25 million fans to date. 

But there's something extra special about seeing Riverdance where it all began. For the 16th summer in a row, Riverdance has returned to the stage of Dublin's  Gaiety Theatre. Featuring the combined talent of the Riverdance Lead Dancers, the Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe, the live Riverdance Band and singers with international artists from Russia, Spain and the USA, the show entertains audiences of all ages and cultures.

Running through September 15, 2019, tickets begin at €21 ($23.50) and make the perfect itinerary item on any trip to Dublin.

For super-fans or those seeking a more immersive experience, VIP packages are also available for €116 ($130) and include a premium seat in the Gaiety's Parterre, an exclusive VIP experience, a post-show meet & greet with the Riverdance Principal Dancers, individual photo and autograph opportunities, a pre-show experience with on-stage drills and a cast Q+A, and more.  

Not only is Riverdance continuing to amaze audiences, but the cast and crew are also giving back. For the past three summers, hundreds of dancers from across Ireland have joined the cast for a 12-hour Riverdanceathon in front of the Gaiety Theatre, raising money for Cystic Fibrosis, Alzheimer's and Motor Neuron Disease charities. 

So whether you've attended one of the 11,500 performances of Riverdance around the world or still have yet to witness the magic, this season of Riverdance in Dublin is the time to go. 

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