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23 June 2014 - 31 August 2014
 
Of all the preformances to emerge from Ireland- In rock music theatre and film - nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. 
 
 
 
20 years ago in May 1994 Riverdance was first performed as the interval 
actin the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin before being developed into 
a full length stage show.
 
With its fusion of Irish and International music and dance, the show 
broke all box office records during its world première run in Dublin in 
the reaction was unprecedented, with the original 10 performances 
being increased to 151 in subsequent months. There followed a hugely 
successful tour to New York, Belfast and Cork. Since then, it has packed 
theatres throughout North America, Oceania, Asia, Europe, South Africa 
and most recently South America.
 
 
Riverdance has up to three companies on the road at any one time. All of 
the touring companies are named after Irish rivers and 2014 sees the
Liffey Company touring throughout Europe including a major return
tour throughout the UK, the Foyle Company perform in Dublin’s Gaiety 
Theatre for the successive 11th year, while the Moy Company embarks 
on a ground breaking 60 city tour of China.
 
With music and lyrics by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and 
directed by John McColgan, Riverdance is the development of an original 
idea by Moya Doherty, which was initially performed at the Eurovision 
Song Contest held in Dublin in April 1994 as a seven-minute interval act.
It is an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Drawing 
on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish 
dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of 
audiences across all ages and cultures.
 
Each of the companies consists of up to 55 cast and crew members, 
with the remarkable Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe, the cream of Irish 
musicians in the Riverdance Band and a spectacular array of talent from 
Spain and America, performing to the magic of Bill Whelan’s music.
The wave of public enthusiasm is not only reflected by show attendances 
but by massive commercial success as demonstrated in phenomenal sales 
of the DVD, video and CD.
 
 
 
 
 
 Tuesday - Saturday evening 7:30pm
Sunday evening 5:30pm
Saturday Matinee 2:30pm
 
Tickets from €20- €55 
 
23rd June - 31st August inclusive
 
 
 
  
Box Office
South King Street, Dublin 2.
0818 719388
10 am – 7 pm / Mon – Sat
(subject to performance  schedule)
 
 
 
Group Bookings
9 am – 5 pm / Mon – Fri
 
 
 
 
Wheelchair & Box Bookings
+353 (1) 679 5622
 
 
 
All Ticketmaster outlets nationwide
No service charge for transactions in person at the Gaiety Box Office.
Service charges apply to online and telephone bookings.
 
 
 
Online booking
Service charges apply