Synopses & Reviews
This official Riverdance book tells the story of how a seven-minute Eurovision showpiece, designed to fill the interlude during the TV transmission, has gone on to become a theatrical phenomenon. The book provides a brief overview of some of the origins and influences of traditional Irish music, art and dance and then covers the story of how the show developed. Packed with informative text and stunning photos, both from the stage shows and behind the scenes, this unique book examines all the different creative roles, from dancers to musicians and stage designers to producers. Story by Moya Doherty and Bill Whelan with John McColgan, the show has progressed from Dublin to London and New York and is now poised to be enjoyed by a wider and wider international audience.