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Riverdance welcomes 25 millionth punter

1 of 1 (l-r) Riverdance's promoter in Germany, Hermjo Klein; lead dancer Chloey Turner, winner Andreas Eschemann and lead dancer James Greenan
(l-r) Riverdance's promoter in Germany, Hermjo Klein; lead dancer Chloey Turner, winner Andreas Eschemann and lead dancer James Greenan

Riverdance reached another milestone at Munich's Olympiahalle at the weekend, when it welcomed the 25 millionth member of the public to see the show.

As he took his seat, Andreas Eschemann from Munich was told the news by Riverdance's promoter in Germany, Hermjo Klein.

At the end of the show, Eschemann was brought on stage, where lead dancers Chloey Turner and James Greenan presented him with his prize: a trip to Dublin to see Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre this summer.

Riverdance will be at the Gaiety Theatre from June 23 to August 31.

According to Riverdance's publicists, these are just a few of the stars that have seen the show since its debut: Michael Ball, Shirley Bassey, Candice Bergen, Juliette Binoche, Boy George, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Bush, Gabriel Byrne, Helena Christiansen, Frances Fisher, Fionnula Flanagan, Whoopi Goldberg, Goldie Hawn, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Val Kilmer, Diane Ladd, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Joanna Lumley, Madonna, Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Helen Mirren, Liam Neeson, Olivia Newton-John, Jack Nicholson, Oasis, Alan Rickman, Diana Ross, Brooke Shields, Christian Slater, Meryl Streep, Twiggy, U2, Sigourney Weaver, Colm Wilkinson, Robin Williams and Ronnie Wood.

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