Introduced by Jean Butler, The Best of Riverdance, brings together the stunning highlights and classic performances from the show filmed at various international venues over the previous 10 years. This special compilation, The Best of Riverdance, features performances from the various Riverdance Troupes who have taken the show to the four corners of the world. Highlights include: Reel Around the Sun performed by Michael Flatley and the Riverdance Troupe at the Poin Theatre in Dublin, Countess Cathleen performed by Joanne Doyle and the Riverdance Troup in Geneva, Thunderstorm performed by Pat Roddy and the Riverdance Troup in Radio City Music Hall, New York, Heartland, performed by Jean Butler and Michael Flatley at the Point Theatre and a very special compilation performance of Riverdance featuring the talents of the shows lead dancers over the past ten years.
Lexie is a single parent father of a young girl. One day, coming home from work, he is told by her that she wants to be am Irish River Dancer. He refuses, replying laconically, 'We don't dance'. With time, her fascination grows and he begrudgingly becomes accepting of her passion, helping her out with an instructional video and then a costume. She enters a contest, and he enthusiastically applauds her performance. In the final scene, she teaches him a few steps as they move together along the shore.
A magical love story is carried by breathtaking dance routines with dancer's tapping an incredible 40-taps per second. These explosive tap sequences and highly refined footwork create a melodic and rhythmical performance that generates audience interaction with the international renowned dancers of Irish and American tap.The charm and excitement of Irish music is brought to life by traditional and modern dancing that tells an authentic love story filled with passion and emotion.Set in early 20th century Ireland, a couple meet but are torn apart by a country plagued with famine and mystical demons. Separated, the two spend years in search of one and other, and a better life. Despite losing almost everything, they persevere knowing their music, dancing, and passion cannot be taken from them. Their search for each other takes them on a journey filled with excitement and adventure that finally unite the two in a spectacular grand finale.