It’s been 25 years since Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance burst out of the Irish Dance scene, captivating audiences worldwide. Known for its high-energy performance and unadulterated entertainment, the production has become a treat for show lovers of every type, with its accomplished Irish dancing, original music, storytelling, and sensuality. Now we can celebrate the excitement of 25 years, as Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance comes to Calgary this fall!
Lord of the Dance has become one of the most successful touring productions in entertainment history, seen by over 60 million people. Michael Flatley originally created, choreographed, and starred in the show. It first opened in Dublin in 1996. Steeped in rich Celtic stories and traditions, it’s a romantic story about good and evil, filled with themes to which everyone can relate. Watch as the hero fights against Don Dorcha, a dark, evil lord who wants to take over Planet Ireland. Woven throughout the plot is a love triangle between The Irish Cailín Saoirse, the Lord of the Dance, and Morrighan the temptress. These tales are based on ancient Irish folklore and brought to life through music, lighting, and skillful dancing.
The 25th anniversary tour is coming to Calgary on October 27, 2023, and this show is going to the next level! Fans can expect new and original staging, costumes, and choreography, with cutting-edge technology, special effects, and lighting. The Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is hosting the production in their world-class Event Centre and this all-ages show will leave you amazed, energized, and delighted.
Don’t miss the excitement and a chance to see this captivating show! Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance brings you an evening of energy and pure entertainment. Get your tickets today!
Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance:
When: October 27, 2023
Time: Doors, 7 pm; Show, 8 pm
Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
Address: 3777 Grey Eagle Dr Calgary, AB
Website: www.lordofthedance.com; www.greyeagleresortandcasino.ca