Following an acclaimed sold-out run in London, Michael Flatley will head to Broadway in November for the New York premiere of "Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games," created, directed by and starring Flatley in what will serve as his swan song as a performer, celebrating his Broadway debut with the 20th anniversary of Flatley’s "Lord of the Dance" global enterprise.
The limited eight-week engagement begins Saturday, November 7 and will play through Sunday, January 3, 2016 at The Lyric Theatre at 213 West 42nd Street. Opening night is set for Tuesday, November 10.
The limited Broadway engagement of "Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games" will feature Flatley in a special appearance at the end of each evening performance as well as a troupe of Irish dance’s most accomplished performers, and featuring Flatley protégés Morgan Comer, James Keegan and Cathal Keaney in the title role of the Lord of the Dance.
The show also features exciting and ground-breaking new technology, including holographs, special effects lighting, dancing robots, world champion acrobats and the greatest team of Irish dancers in the world. The score is composed by Gerard Fahy.
"Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games" on Broadway will play Tuesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. (There are no performances on Thanksgiving Day, November 26; Christmas Eve, December 24; and New Year’s Eve, December 31.)
There are special added performances scheduled on Monday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 27 at 2 p.m., Monday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m., and Monday, December 28 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule for Sunday, December 27 and Sunday, January 3 will be 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Flatley will not perform at matinee performances. Due to prior commitments he also will not perform at the evening performances on November 18, November 19, December 4, and December 5.
Tickets for "Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games," priced from $57.50-$147.50, with higher priced premium seating, are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 745-3000.
The Lyric Theatre Box Office will open on October 19.