Special Sub-Topic: Riverdance
|When was "Riverdance" first shown as a full show?|
1995. "Riverdance" first appeared in Eurovision as a five-minute interval in 1994. This was not the full show. The full show came out in 1995.
|Who was the leading lady in the show at first?|
Jean Butler. Jean Butler was the original leading lady. Eileen Martin was leading lady from 1997-2001 in the Lee Company. Tara Barry was leading lady from 2000-2003 in the Lagan Company. Bernadette Flynn is the leading lady in "Lord of the Dance".
|Who was the leading man in the show at first?|
Michael Flatley. Michael Flatley was lead in "Riverdance" until late 1995. He then went on to create "Lord of the Dance". Colin Dunne was the lead from late 1995-mid 1998. Pat Roddy took over from Colin Dunne in mid 1998 and continued to do the lead until 2001. Michael Patrick Gallagher was the lead in the Lagan Company from 1999-2003.
|Enya was a part of "Riverdance".|
False. Enya was never part of "Riverdance".
|What choral group was in the original show?|
Anuna. Anuna was the choir in 1995.
|Which of these song titles are NOT part of "Riverdance"?|
Breakout. "Breakout" is from "Lord of the Dance".
|Complete the line of this song. "Where the _____ foams and surges to the sea..."|
river. This song is the first song to be sung in the show. It's called "The Heart's Cry"
|Who was the lead singer in the Eurovision performance?|
Katie McMahon. There was singing in the Eurovision performance. Katie McMahon was lead singer in the Lee Company from 1995-1999. Sara Clancy was lead singer in the show from 1995-2001. J.Lo was never a part of "Riverdance".
|What's the name of the flamenco dancer in the original "Riverdance" show?|
Maria Pages. Maria Pages was the flamenco dancer in "Riverdance" from 1995-1999.
|Where did "Riverdance" originate?|
Dublin, Ireland. "Riverdance" originated in Dublin, Ireland. They have performed in the other cities.
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