For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran

Georgian Court University Invites You to Bid “Riverdance” a Fond Farewell

Lakewood, N.J., March 17, 2008—Riverdance, the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song, and dance that has tapped its way onto the world stage, will play eight farewell performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Georgian Court University invites you to be part of this once-in-a-lifetime event on Sunday, April 27. Discover why nothing in the world compares to “The Original International Phenomenon”! Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, you won’t want to miss these final performances at NJPAC.

Weaving ancient Celtic mythology and Irish history, Riverdance draws on Irish traditions and the combined talents of the performers to propel Irish dancing and music to the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures.

Transportation will be provided from the Lakewood campus’s Seventh Street Gate at 11:00 a.m. with an additional departure from the Garden State Parkway Cheesequake rest area between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for the 3:00 p.m. show.

Tickets are $145 per person, which includes orchestra seating, round-trip transportation from the campus or GSP rest area to the theater, and snacks. Lunch before the performance at the Theatre Square Grill is also included. Reservations are required; for these or more information, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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