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'Riverdance' to perform on Dancing with the Stars 4/22


Riverdance, the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song and dance that has tapped its way onto the world stage thrilling millions of people around the globe, will perform on the hit ABC-TV series "DANCING WITH THE STARS" as part of Macy's Stars of Dance.  The performance will be live on Tuesday, April 22 at 9:00 PM EDT (8:00 PM Central).
Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya doherty and directed by John McColgan, to date, Riverdance  has played over 10,000 performances, been seen live by more than 21 million people in over 300 venues throughout 32 countries across 4 continents. They have traveled well over 563,000 miles (or to the moon and back!), played to a worldwide television audience of nearly 2 billion; sold over 3 million copies of the Grammy Award-winning CD (certified Platinum in the US) and over 10 million videos making it one of the best-selling entertainment videos in the world!  Riverdance had its world premiere at the Point Theatre, Dublin, in February 1995, where it opened to unanimous critical acclaim.
Riverdance continues to tour the United States and Canada and there are two additional companies touring the world.
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