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Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: A Spectacular Return – UK Tour

The world-renowned Lord of the Dance is poised to make an exhilarating return to the United Kingdom. After celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Lord of the Dance” in 2022, Michael Flatley is back with a dazzling revival of his iconic dance extravaganza. The 2024 tour promises to be an extraordinary journey that will captivate audiences again with this record-breaking show.

Lord of the Dance: A Spectacular Return“Lord of the Dance,” a production that has enchanted over 60 million people in 60 countries on every continent and graced more than 1000 venues, is a testament to Michael Flatley’s creative brilliance. It has left an indelible mark on the world of dance, solidifying its status as one of the most successful productions in the history of entertainment.

“Lord of the Dance” is described by the Los Angeles Times as a “showpiece extravaganza,” transporting the audience to a mythical realm. It boasts over 150,000 taps per performance, an enchanting display of precision dancing, artistic lighting, and breathtaking pyrotechnics.

The visionary behind this spectacle, Michael Flatley, revives and updates “Lord of the Dance” for a new generation of fans. The journey to this spectacular production started with Flatley’s dream to create the greatest Irish dance show in the world. It reached the world stage after his show-stealing performance at Eurovision 1994. “Lord of the Dance” has shattered records and garnered unparalleled accolades worldwide, catapulting Irish dance to new heights and touching the hearts and minds of millions.

Since its premiere over 25 years ago, Flatley has seen global success for the iconic show that combines high-energy Irish dancing, original music, storytelling, and sensuality. Flatley is busy preparing a celebration for his beloved creation. The Irish dancing icon embarked on his final tour in 2016, performing on stage for the last time at Caesar’s Colosseum in Las Vegas. However, he has continued as the show’s creator, producer, and choreographer.

Earlier this year, Michael was diagnosed with “an aggressive form of cancer.” In a statement at the time, it was revealed that he had undergone surgery and was in the care of excellent doctors. Always determined to overcome adversity and “never give up on his dreams,” Flatley will take these run of shows to the next level.

Michael said, “The magic of ‘Lord of the Dance’ lives on in the hearts of our audience, and I am thrilled to bring this iconic show back to the UK in 2024. It’s a testament to the enduring power of dance and the indomitable spirit of the human soul. Our 2024 tour promises to be an extraordinary journey that will take audiences to the next level once again In 2024, this extraordinary experience for fans will feature new staging, fresh choreography, new costumes, cutting-edge technology, and special effects lighting. It’s a celebration of a lifetime of standing ovations and we aim to leave the audience spellbound.

Tour Dates for 2024:

Edinburgh Playhouse: Tue 16 – Thu 18 July
Liverpool Empire: Fri 19 – Sun 21 July
Hull New Theatre: Tue 23 – Thu 25 July
Milton Keynes Theatre: Fri 26 – Sun 28 July
Oxford New Theatre: Mon 29 – Wed 31 July
Torquay Princess Theatre: Thu 1 – Sun 4 August
Bristol Beacon: Tue 6 – Sun 11 August
Manchester Palace: Tue 13 – Sun 18 August
York Barbican: Tue 20 – Sun 25 August
Aberdeen His Majesty’s: Tue 27 – Thu 29 August
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Fri 30 Aug – 1 September
Ipswich Regent Theatre: Tue 3 – 5 September
Stoke Regent Theatre: Fri 6 – 8 September
Cardiff New Theatre: Tue 10 – Thu 12 September
Eastbourne Congress Theatre: Fri 13 – Sun 15 September
Blackpool Opera House: Tue 17 – Thu 19 September
Truro Hall for Cornwall: Wed 25 – Sat 28 September ON SALE 24 NOV
Birmingham The Alexandra: Mon 30 Sept – Sun 6 October
Southend Cliffs Pavilion: Tue 8 – Sun 13 October
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre: Tue 15 – Thu 17 October
Woking New Victoria Theatre: Fri 18 – Sun 20 October
Bournemouth Pavilion: Tue 22 – Thu 24 October
Sheffield City Hall: Fri 25 – Sun 27 October
Leicester De Montfort Hall: Tue 29 – Thu 31 October
Wimbledon New Theatre: Fri 1 – Sun 3 November

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