Monday 7th - Wednesday 9th March 2005
- Doors Open:
£29.50/£32 groups and concession prices avaialble
Final UK shows to mark the 10th Anniversary
Metro Radio Arena is proud to announce the return of Riverdance to the North East on Monday 7th until Wednesday 9th March 2004. This will be the final visit to these shores by the original and the best Irish dance show, and also marks the tenth anniversary of Riverdance’s first UK performances.
Composed by Bill Whelan, Produced by Moya Doherty and Directed by John McColgan, the full-length show opened in February 1995 in the Point Theatre, Dublin, and has been experienced live by over 18 million people worldwide. There have been over 8,000 performances in over 250 venues worldwide, throughout 30 countries across 4 continents. In February 1997 the album won a Grammy Award as “Best Musical Show Album”. The worldwide television audience to date is in excess of 1.5 billion people.
Riverdance was described by the Irish Times as “a remarkable and scintillating show which will linger in the memory long after the last tap has faded away. It is a celebration of Irish dance and culture, presented with sophistication and vibrancy.” The Hollywood Reporter acclaimed, “the sort of spectacle and experience that comes along once in a lifetime. Something like Haley’s Comet, only rarer”.
Metro Radio Arena’s Marketing Director Paul Tappenden said: -”This series of dates in 2005 represent the last chance for UK Riverdance fans old and new to experience a truly phenomenal piece of theatrical entertainment. Don’t miss out!”
Executive Suites and Corporate Hospitality is still available for this show, please contact the Arena Marketing Department on (0191) 260 6023 for more information.
Tickets costing £29.50 - £32.00 go on sale 9am Friday 15th October 2004 and are available from all usual outlets.