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Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour plays DPAC on June 7-17 (photo by Jack Hartin)

Riverdance’s 20th Anniversary Tour Is Kicking Up Its Heels at DPAC on June 7-12

After seeing the Riverdance show at least six times over their 20 years of performances all over the world, I was prepared to see the same ol’ same ol’; but I was quite pleasantly surprised. Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour, now playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center, features new costumes, lighting, and projections… Read More ›

Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour plays DPAC on June 7-17 (photo by Jack Hartin)

Riverdance Offers Up Riveting, Can’t-Look-Away Magic

Riverdance, which features beautiful, traditional Irish dance and music, is onstage now at DPAC in Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour, and it’s truly spectacular. Filled with intricate dancing, spectacular lighting touches that really bring each dance to life, and a high-energy, heart-pumping feel, this is a fun, can’t-look-away dance production for longtime fans of… Read More ›

Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour plays DPAC on June 7-17 (photo by Jack Hartin)

The 20th Anniversary Tour of Riverdance Will Burn Up the DPAC Stage on June 7-12

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour on June 7-12 as a season add-on. This thunderous celebration of Irish music, song, and dance first tapped its way onto the world stage in February 1995 as a seven-minute segment during an interval in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Subsequently expanded… Read More ›

"Riverdance" will bid Raleigh adieu -- for the third time -- on May 25-27

The Long Goodbye: The “Riverdance: Farewell Tour” Returns to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium … Again

Broadway Series South is bringing “Riverdance: The Farewell Tour,” that thunderous — and truly spectacular — celebration of Irish music, song, and dance, back to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts for five (more) farewell performances on May 25-27. Having introduced Irish stepdancing to much of the world where it was heretofore unknown and thereby delighted millions of people around the globe, the show embarked on its current North American Farewell Tour way back in 2008. (“Riverdance” first bid Raleigh adieu on April 29-May 4, 2008; and said goodbye again to Broadway Series South patrons again on May 4-9, 2010.)

“RIVERDANCE” ROARS BACK INTO RALEIGH FOR A FIERY FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT | Review by Robert W. McDowell

Sumptuously produced by Moya Doherty for Abhann Productions and effervescently staged by director John McColgan, the current Broadway Series South presentation of RIVERDANCE is an invigorating mash-up of chapters of Irish myth and history,