Riverdance - on Broadway

Revue - Original

George Gershwin Theatre

  • First Preview: March 3, 2000
  • Opening Date: March 16, 2000
  • Closing Date: August 26, 2001
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 605

Lyrics: Bill Whelan

Music: Bill Whelan

Synopsis

The popular evening of Irish step-dancing, music and song features the poetry of W.B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney and Arthur O'Shaughnessy read by the pre-recorded voice of Liam Neeson.

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Opening Night Cast

Pat Roddy Principal Dancer
Eileen Martin Principal Dancer
Liam Neeson in Riverdance - on Broadway Liam Neeson Voice
Natalie Biggs Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe
Suzanne Cleary Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe
Marty Dowds Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe
Lindsay Doyle Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe
Shannon Doyle Riverdance Irish Dance Troupe
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Butler Yeats Poetry excerpts
  Seamus Heaney Poetry excerpts / Excerpt from "Sweeney's Lament on Ailsa Craigh" by Sweeney Astray
  Arthur O'Shaughnessy Poetry excerpts
  Theo Dorgan Special written verse
  Bill Whelan Music
  Bill Whelan Lyrics
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1999 - 2000

 
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Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 26, 2001 13 $871,962
$983,840
$163,297 $57.23
$80.00
15235
1927
8
0
98.83% 7.13%
Aug. 19, 2001 12 $708,665
$983,840
$94,159 $50.13
$80.00
14137
1927
8
0
91.70% 10.07%
Aug. 12, 2001 11 $614,506
$983,840
$27,858 $48.83
$80.00
12584
1927
8
0
81.63% 1.95%
Aug. 5, 2001 10 $586,648
$983,840
- $47.76
$80.00
12284
1927
8
0
79.68% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,781,781
$3,935,360
  $50.99 54240
61664
32
0
87.96 %  
Cumulative
  $45,553,810
$75,891,425
  $50.72
$80.00
890766
1190886
605
13
74.80 %  
 
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