Lord of the Dance FAQs

What is the story behind Lord of the Dance?

Lord of the Dance follows a hero -- the Lord of the Dance -- fighting against an evil dark lord named Don Dorcha who wants to take over Planet Ireland. A love triangle between The Irish Cailín Saoirse, the Lord of the Dance and Morrighan the temptress weaves throughout the plot. These tales are based on ancient Irish folklore.

How long is Lord of the Dance?

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games is 2 hours and 10 minutes including a 20-minute interval.

Is Lord of the Dance Irish?

Lord of the Dance is an Irish musical and dance production that was created, choreographed, and produced by Irish-American dancer Michael Flatley, who also once starred in the production. The show weaves Celtic lore, music and dance into a romantic story of good versus evil.

Who started Lord of the Dance?

Lord of the Dance was started by Michael Flatley in 1996.

When did Lord of the Dance start?

Lord of the Dance started in 1996 with its premier show at the Point Theater in Dublin.

Who is the lead dancer in Lord of the Dance?

The original lead dancer in Lord of the Dance was Michael Flatley. As the show evolved and continues to tour, there has been a variety of Lord of the Dance lead dancers. The current cast includes Irish dancers Matthew Smith, James Keegan, Cathal Keaney and Andras Kren.

Who wrote Lord of the Dance?

Lord of the Dance was written by Michael Flatley, who choreographed the original show. The Lord of the Dance soundtrack was composed by Ronan Hardiman. The soundtrack for Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games was composed by Gerard Fahy.

When was Lord of the Dance written?

Lord of the Dance was written in 1995 and 1996. The debut show took place at the Point Theater in Dublin in 1996.

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