Michael Flatley (an original performer from Riverdance)is the king of traditional Irish stepdancing, and as creator and director of the epic Lord of the Dance, he is bringing it to worldwide audiences in a big way. In this sensational show, he proves that people, when united through music and dance, can create a truly special experience that unites art forms, peoples, and cultures. The show features painstakingly precise, synchronized dancing, dazzling lighting and pyrotechnics, and a touching and exhilarating musical score. Since its premiere in Dublin, Ireland in June of 1996, it has been performed on wildly popular tours of Europe and America.
Based on foundational Irish folklore, Lord of the Dance tells a thrilling tale of good vs. evil through the universal language of dance. In the story, the mythical Lord of the Dance is visited by the Little Spirit, who travels through time to help him protect his people from the Dark Lord, Don Dorcha. As the evil being threatens the hero and his home, Planet Ireland, he must rise to the challenge to defeat the insidious threat. Also interspersed throughout the performance is a love story, in which Saoirse, the Irish Cailin, fights for the Lord's love against the dark temptress Morrighan. This show has something for everyone, so get your Lord of the Dance tickets and experience the phenomenon right away!