PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The international Irish dance phenomenon Riverdance returns to Philadelphia. Their 25th anniversary show is bringing its toe-tapping performances to the Merriam Theater.
CBS3’s Pat Gallen met up with two of the lead dancers at the Kimmel Center to talk about the show and of course, learn a few of those famous steps.READ MORE: 4 People Shot In Drive-By Shooting In Philadelphia's Hunting Park Section, Police Say
With that fast-footwork and Grammy award-winning music score, Riverdance has danced its way across the globe.READ MORE: Frustrated Over Gun Violence, West Philadelphia Neighbors Create Watch Group
“Riverdance is the original Irish dancing show, before Riverdance there was never a professional Irish dancer. It changed everything, it put Ireland on the map,” said dancer Jason O’Neill.
The show is running Thursday through Sunday at the Merriam Theater.MORE NEWS: Wayne Restaurant Owners Receive Anti-Semitic Comments, Threats For Requiring Customers To Show Proof Of Vaccination
Watch the video above for the full interview.