Posts Tagged ‘Michael Flatley’

Broadway And Beyond; International Sensation Michael Flatley For The First Time In 14 Years To Tour

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Tour starts on February 19th and comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on February 25th

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 4, 2015) – Following his acclaimed Broadway debut, Michael Flatley is proud to announce the highly anticipated U.S. tour of his Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games which, like the current Broadway engagement, Mr. Flatley himself will headline in what will mark his final onstage appearances as a performer following a remarkable 20 year run as the creator and star of the Lord of the Dance franchise. The production, subtitled Dangerous Games, which has already performed to sold-out audiences at the Playhouse Theatre in London and the Lyric Theatre in New York, will kick off its national tour at the BB&T Center in Florida and visit major cities in the U.S. including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, among many others. Mohegan Sun Arena will host Lord of the Dance for a 7:30pm show on Thursday, February 25th.

Tickets are $49.00 and go on sale Monday, December 7th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, December 8th subject to availability.

“We have heard requests from our fans across the country who could not make it to New York to bring the show to them and we have decided to do a small tour of the U.S.” said creator and performer Michael Flatley. “I haven’t performed in America for years and we are really looking forward to ending this tour and my time on stage with a bang!

Live Nation added, “Live Nation is thrilled to be part of the North American dates on the exciting Lord Of The Dance tour as the legendary Michael Flatley embarks on his farewell tour.  He is an incredible talent and an inspiration for artists around the world.”

Trailblazing Irish dancer Michael Flatley is the creator of the internationally-recognizable brand Lord of the Dance which singlehandedly brought Irish Dance to a global audience with productions in countless countries around the world for over two decades.  Of The Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games on Broadway, The New York Times said: “Undeniably exciting… Mr. Flatley’s charisma is incomparable.”

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games features a troupe of Irish Dance’s most accomplished performers, as well as Flatley protégés Morgan Comer, James Keegan and Fergal 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, of course, the greatest team of Irish Dancers in the world.  The score is composed by Gerard Fahy.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Michael Flatley Brings Lord Of The Dance To Mohegan Sun

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Extraordinary dancing production comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on April 7th

Generations of audiences, more than 60 million people from 68 countries, have seen Michael Flatley’s Lord of The Dance presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group. The tour arrives at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, April 7th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $20.00 and go on sale Monday, January 9th through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, January 10th, subject to availability.

Flatley says, “We have fresh wardrobes and an exciting new set featuring elements from the successful international tour I performed in last year – we sold out more than 20 dates in the UK. Fans will see technological highlights like video incorporated into an LED wall, as well as a number of changes to the overall lighting and set designs.” Flatley, who retired from dancing in 2011, is Artistic Director of Lord of the Dance and oversees all aspects of the production. “We are really excited to introduce our fans to the new visual experience that complements our show.” Flatley added that new interest in dancing sparked by primetime shows like Dancing with the Stars has fans anxious to see more Lord of the Dance style shows. Flatley was a special guest on Dancing with the Stars in the seventh season and performed on the show in 2007 and 2008.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.