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Riverdance: Live From Beijing

Airs Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Performance photo of the cast of

Credit: PBS/ CaraMar Publicity

Above: Performance photo of the cast of "Riverdance" live from the Beijing Exhibition Centre, December 2009.

Scene by Scene

Discover the meaning and motivation of each "Riverdance" scene, its music and choreography.

Event: Riverdance Performance At San Diego Civic Theatre

  • San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego
  • Friday, December 2, 2011
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Age Requirement: All ages
  • Cost: $20 - $79

Full Event Information

It’s been 15 years since "Riverdance" first stomped its way onto the world stage, thrilling millions of people around the globe. They have now been seen live by more than 22 million people in more than 10,000 performances in 350 cities in 40 countries over four continents. The show has lost none of its magic.

In December 2009, "Riverdance" embarked on a 12-city tour of China, a first for any international show. A celebration of Irish dance and culture, "Riverdance" enthralled the Chinese audience and continues to amaze with their sophistication and vibrancy.

"Riverdance" is on Facebook and you can follow @Riverdance on Twitter.

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Preview: Riverdance: Live From Beijing

This new recording of "Riverdance," the live show, the first since 2001, was filmed on HD. Live from the Beijing Exhibition Centre to celebrate Riverdance's 15th Anniversary as part of its 12 city tour of China in 2010. This live recording showcases the incredible beauty, energy and skill of the dance combined with the captivating rhythms of the music.

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