MODESTO — Riverdance, the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song and dance that has tapped its way onto the world stage thrilling millions of people throughout the globe, will play 5 performances at the Gallo Center for the Arts on November 11-13.
Tickets range from $39 to $99. A 15% discount is available for groups of 15 or more. For tickets and more information, visit www.galloarts.org or call (209) 338-2100.
Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, to date, has played over 10,000 performances, been seen live by more than 22 million people in over 350 venues throughout 40 countries across 4 continents. They have traveled well over 600,000 miles, played to a worldwide television audience of 2 billion, sold over 3 million copies of Grammy-award winning CD (certified platinum in the United States) and over 10 million videos making it one of the best-selling entertainment videos in the world. RIVERDANCE had its world premier at the Point Theatre, Dublin, in February 1995 where it opened to unanimous critical acclaim.
Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland in the past decade, nothing can compare to the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. An innovative and exciting blend of dance, music, and song, Riverdance draws on Irish traditions of the performers propel Irish dancing and music to the present day capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures. This extraordinary unique show features an international company all performing to the magic of Bill Whelan’s music.
Riverdance is a part of the Boyett Petroleum Broadway Series and is also sponsored by Foods of Del Monte and U.S. Bank. The Gallo Center for the Arts’ 2011-12 Premier Partner is Boyett Petroleum.