Michael Flatley announces his return as Lord of the Dance

April 20, 2010

Dancing legend Michael Flatley will tap his way back onto the world stage as he reprises his role as Lord of the Dance.

For a limited run commencing in autumn, 2010, Lord of the Dance starring Michael Flatley will play in venues throughout the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Tickets for the UK dates go on sale on Friday 23rd April.

Flatley said, “I am very excited to dance again”. I’ve created many shows but Lord of the Dance has a special place in my heart and I haven’t performed in it since 1998.”

Watch Michael announcing his return to Lord of the Dance for the Fall 2010 tour

For 14 years Lord of the Dance has captivated audiences around the world, playing to over 60 million people in over 60 countries in every continent. Michael will be joined by a 40 strong cast, some of whom performed originally with Michael when the show debuted in 1996.

It is a phenomenal show and Flatley’s return to it has been hugely anticipated. He just completed a successful tour of Taiwan with ‘Feet of Flames’ that exceeded box office expectations and had audiences begging for more even after five standing ovations.

Michael Flatley was catapulted into stardom when he created, choreographed and produced Lord of the Dance after realising his lifelong dream of taking Irish Dance to another level by creating a spectacle that would break box office records in arenas and stadiums worldwide.

Lord of the Dance is a timeless story based on Irish folklore of good versus evil, and through the media of dance and music it is understood and appreciated by every culture; there is no language barrier. Dance has never been more popular and Michael¹s return to the stage promises not to disappoint.

“It will be different this time around” remarks Michael, “I've achieved my success and I’m proud of what I’ve done, this is like a victory lap. This time is for my loyal fans who have been there from the beginning.”

Michael Flatley LORD OF THE DANCE cities and dates 2010

Tickets for the UK dates go on sale on Friday 23rd April.

UK & Ireland

Saturday 30th October – Sheffield Arena

Sunday 31st October – Manchester Evening News Arena

Wednesday 3rd November – London O2 Arena

Thursday 4th November – Birmingham LG Arena

Saturday 6th November – Nottingham Arena

Sunday 7th November – Liverpool Echo Arena

Monday 8th November – Wembley Arena

Wednesday 10th November – Newcastle Arena

Friday 12th November - Belfast Odyssey Arena

Saturday 13th November – Dublin O2 Arena

Sunday 14th November – Dublin O2 Arena


Saturday 20th November – Mannheim, Germany

Monday 22nd November – Zurich, Switzerland

Tuesday 23rd November – Munich, Germany

Wednesday 24th November – Vienna, Austria

Friday 26th November – Oberhausen, Germany

Saturday 27th November – Erfurt, Germany

Monday 29th November – Cologne, Germany

Tuesday 30th November – Hamburg, Germany

Thursday 2nd December – Stuttgart, Germany

Friday 3rd December – Frankfurt, Germany

Monday 6th December – Berlin, Germany

Tuesday 7th December – Leipzig, Germany


For tickets visit www.ticketzone.co.uk or call UK tour hotline 0844 875 875 8

Tickets priced at £75, £49.50 and £35 plus booking fees

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