Riverdance returns

International Irish dance phenomenon hits Proctors for five performances

Moya Doherty is proud to announce the international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand with RiverdanceThe 20th Anniversary World Tour, which is celebrating an extraordinary milestone for an incredible show, as it makes stops in over 60 North American cities during the 2016/2017 season. The Edinburgh Evening News raves about Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour, “As for the flaws? Well, there simply aren’t any. Here’s to another 20 years!”

Tickets for Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour, June 16-18, 2017, at Proctors, $25-$75, go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at proctors.org.

Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour, composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, recently celebrated a sold out, critically acclaimed run across Europe and Asia, arriving in North America in early 2016. To mark the eagerly awaited return of the show to North America, ending a four-year absence, Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour will feature new costumes, new lighting, new projections and the addition of a brand new number, “Anna Livia,” featuring the female members of the Irish dance troupe in an a capella hard-shoe number. For a complete list of tour engagements and ticket information for the North American tour cities, please visit www.riverdance.com.

“The success of Riverdance across the whole world has gone beyond our wildest dreams,” said producer Moya Doherty. “The fact that the show continues to draw and excite audiences is a tribute to every dancer, singer, musician, staff and crew member who have dedicated themselves to the show. This 20th Anniversary Tour is a thank you to our audiences and a celebration of what has been an incredible journey across two decades.”

Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour 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.

Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour is sub-sponsored by Specialized Audio-Video, Inc.