All around the world and back to Broadway. Debbie McGoldrick chronicles the Riverdance story from its early beginnings to its arrival on the Great White Way. In retrospect it all seems so simple and obvious -- combining the spellbinding beauty of traditional Irish dance and the tantalizing sounds of Irish music into a full-length entertainment extravaganza for a global … [Read more...] about Dancing the Light Fantastic
Successful Riverdance team takes on Hollywood. ℘℘℘ Moya Doherty and John McColgan, the couple who own Abhann, the company behind Riverdance: The Show, announced at the Cannes Film Festival that they would be moving into film production. Together with Joan Egan, a director of Tyrone Productions, which produces Ireland's Who Wants to be a Millionaire, they have set up River … [Read more...] about River Films
Even The Fonz turned out to celebrate the Broadway opening of the hit Irish play Stones in His Pockets. And it's no wonder, this show is a hit wherever it goes. After enjoying a run as the toast of the town in London, this black comedy by Marie Jones has won glowing reviews in New York, described in The New York Times as "one of those plucky little dark horses so cherished in … [Read more...] about Stones in His Pockets
Perish the thought! But it's a possibility Riverdance producers Moya Doherty and John McColgan are prepared for. The power couple are already working on a new show that picks up where Riverdance leaves off. "I call is Riverdance meets Les Miserables," McColgan told the Irish Voice. "It will be a major show that takes us away from Riverdance and on to something of a broad … [Read more...] about Life After Riverdance?