Riverdance – the breathtaking musical spectacular – is on its way to Tasmania in May, and if you’ve never seen this incredible performance on stage before, you won’t want to miss out.
The Irish music and dance sensation is returning Australia for its farewell tour, with a limited run of seven showstopping performances scheduled to take place in Hobart from May 8 to 12.
Since its creation nearly 20 years ago, more than 22 million people have been swept away by this incredible production – it has been performed across four continents in a total of 32 countries, grossing a staggering US$1.6 billion worldwide since 1994.
Billed as a celebration of Irish dance, song and music, next month’s Riverdance farewell tour will be the first time the show has been performed on Australian soil in nine years.
Hobart’s Derwent Entertainment Centre will play host to the festivities, which have been described by the London Times as “a family evening unlike anything else”.
The story of Riverdance showcases the development of Irish dances, drawing on rich Celtic traditions and showcasing their influence on other cultures. Featuring Grammy award-winning music and lyrics from composer Bill Whelan as well as some of the finest dancers and musicians in Ireland, this is a must-see show that will keep you at the edge of your seat.
Whether you are a devoted Riverdance fan or are simply looking to enjoy the phenomenon for the first time, you won’t want to miss out on tickets to this thrilling and energetic performance.
The Riverdance Farewell Tour will be performed every day at 8:00pm, with an additional May 12 matinee show scheduled for 2:00pm and a May 13 afternoon performance at 1:00pm.
Adult tickets for Riverdance start from $65 for C reserve seats. Premium tickets are available for $130 and can be purchased from Ticketmaster or the Derwent Entertainment Centre Box Office.