Riverdance Marks 25 Years with Breathtaking Production in Brisbane

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After dazzling audiences around the globe for 25 years, the iconic Riverdance phenomenon is making a triumphant return to Brisbane in a spectacular reinvented form

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Presented by TEG DAINTY and TEG Van Egmond, the 25th Anniversary production of Riverdance will grace the stage of the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on April 10 and 11, promising an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages.

Riverdance has captivated audiences worldwide with its electrifying fusion of Irish and international dance, music, and breathtaking visuals. This latest iteration promises to take that magic to new heights, with a powerful and stirring reimagining by producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan. 

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Prepare to be swept away by innovative and spectacular lighting, video, stage, and costume designs that will elevate the show’s already iconic elements.

At the heart of this reinvention lies the mesmerising soundtrack, which has been re-recorded by composer Bill Whelan, the Grammy Award-winning genius behind Riverdance’s original score. His spellbinding melodies and rhythms will undoubtedly transport audiences on a journey through the rich tapestry of Irish culture and beyond.

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Riverdance’s connection with Australian audiences runs deep. In 1997, the spectacle first swept across the nation, leaving an indelible mark on its cultural landscape. The explosive energy and unparalleled precision of the dancers and musicians left audiences in awe, establishing Riverdance as a cultural sensation. 

Over the course of five tours between 1997 and 2012, the show achieved extraordinary success, selling a phenomenal 830,000 tickets in Australia alone.

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This critically acclaimed 25th Anniversary production has already been touring the world since 2020, with sold-out seasons in the US, UK, Dubai, and record-breaking runs in Dublin, Ireland, in 2022 and 2023. Now, it’s Brisbane’s turn to experience the magic of Riverdance as you’ve never seen it before.

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of its music and dance, and fall in love with the magic of Riverdance all over again. With a staggering 15,000 performances under its belt, seen live by over 28.5 million people worldwide, and a global television audience of more than 3.5 billion, Riverdance’s enduring appeal is undeniable. 

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Don’t miss your chance to witness this iconic spectacle in its most breathtaking form yet. Visit TEG Dainty’s website for event tickets and information.

Published 18-March-2024