Michael Flatley Begins B’way Previews in Lord of the Dance

first_img Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games View Comments Related Shows It’s long overdue, but Michael Flatley will officially make his Broadway debut in Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games when it begins previews on November 7. The show is set to play a limited engagement through January 3, 2016, with opening night scheduled for November 10 at the Lyric Theatre.Flatley’s headlining turn in the production will serve as his swan song as a performer. The Irish dancer is the force behind the internationally-recognizable brands Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Directed and choreographed by Flatley, Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games will feature Flatley in a special appearance at the end of each evening performance as well as star his protégés Morgan Comer, James Keegan and Cathal Keaney in the title role of the “Lord of the Dance.”The production, which will showcase a troupe of Irish Dance’s most accomplished performers, is an updated staging of Flatley’s original shows Lord Of The Dance, Feet of Flames and Celtic Tiger. Dangerous Games features holographic-effect projections, along with new costumes, choreography and music by Gerard Fahy.Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games had its world premiere at the London Palladium, before heading on a 200-plus date tour across 15 countries. It was recently announced that it will return to the West End later this year for a holiday engagement.Please note that Flatley will not perform in matinees or November 18-19 and December 4-5. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 3, 2016last_img

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