This week, one of the most successful touring productions arrives in Cardiff as Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance steps on to the stage of the New Theatre.
Now in its 25th year, the production has visited over 1,000 venues worldwide and been seen by over 60 million people, in 60 different countries and on every continent, making it one of the most popular dance productions in the world.
Dazzling audiences around the globe with its unique combination of high-energy Irish dancing, original music, storytelling and sensuality. The beloved Irish dance show transcends culture and language, soaring into the soul on astounding aerial moves, unparalleled precision dancing and state-of-the art theatrical effects.
Much of the secret to its phenomenal success is that it speaks to all, crossing boundaries of age, gender and cultural diversity. It’s timeless, universal appeal has made Lord of the Dance one of the modern-day wonders of the world, a myth to a living legend.
Now, the show transfers to the next level for its 25th anniversary tour. Fans can expect new staging, new costumes and choreography plus cutting-edge technology, special effects and remarkable lighting. The spectacle will feature 40 of the world’s most outstanding young performers directed by Michael Flatley, with new music by composer Gerard Fahy. This latest iteration celebrating 25 years combines the best of tradition with all the excitement of new music and dance.
- Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance plays Cardiff’s New Theatre from Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 April. For ticket details visit Cardiff New Theatre’s website.