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Described by the New York Post as "fascinating, rewarding and above all, entertaining," and by the Los Angeles Times as "a showpiece extravaganza," Lord of the Dance is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. The story is based upon mythical Irish folklore as Don Dorcha, Lord of Darkness, challenges the ethereal lord of light, the Lord of the Dance. Battle lines are drawn, passions ignite and a love story fueled by the dramatic leaps and turns of dancers' bodies begins to build against a backdrop of Celtic rhythm. The action is played out over 21 scenes on a grand scale of precision dancing, dramatic music, colorful costumes and state-of-the-art staging and lighting.

Lord of the Dance Comes to Durham Performing Arts Center March 10, Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Tickets are now on sale for Lord of the Dance at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Created by Michael Flatley, Lord of the Dance is selling out arenas and theatres as the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. The tour arrives in the Triangle at DPAC on March 10, 2012. (more...)

TLC Unveils Irish Dancing 'The Big Jig' Special October 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

For those who think ballet is brutal, welcome to the world of Irish Dancing, where competitors practice for over 300 days a year - for only three minutes of stage time. This fascinating dance subculture is the focus of THE BIG JIG, TLC's new special premiering Tuesday, October 9 at 10pm ET/PT, that opens the door to five young dancers as they train and compete in the 2012 World Irish Dance Championships, which was held in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Will Return to North America in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley (www.lordofthedance.com), the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance returns to visit 54 cities in North America, kicking off January 29, 2013 in Kingston, ON, Canada. Creator and Artistic Director Michael Flatley, who added fresh costumes, a visually stimulating set featuring an LED wall and revised lighting and set designs this year, still oversees all aspects of the production. (more...)

KING OF QUEENS Kevin James Announces Stand-Up Comedy Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Working class funnyman, Kevin James will be returning to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on June 5, 2013. Following his 2012 sellout show at DPAC, Kevin James is back by popular demand with new material for another big night of laughs. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Created by Michael Flatley Comes to Times-Union Center, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

The world's most successful Irish Dance show - Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley - comes to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater for one performance only on Friday, March 15th at 8:00PM. (more...)

New Lord of the Dance Tour Comes To PlayhouseSquare 3/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Sixteen years ago, Michael Flatley created and launched Lord of the Dance (www.lordofthedance.com); today, it is selling out arenas and theatres as the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE CREATED BY MICHAEL FLATLEY Comes to 3Stages, 4/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley, the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance returns to visit 54 cities in North America, having kicked off its tour January 29, 2013 in Kingston, ON, Canada. Creator and Artistic Director Michael Flatley, who added fresh costumes, a visually stimulating set featuring an LED wall and revised lighting and set designs this year, still oversees all aspects of the production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/24/2013
by BWW - Mar 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/24/2013 for Casper (more...)

Heartbeat Of Home Closing Sunday at Fisher Theatre
by Anton Anderssen - Mar 23, 2014

Heartbeat of Home, the high energy dance show from the producers of Riverdance, closes in Detroit on Sunday. On stage at the Fisher Theatre, the spectacle is part of the Broadway In Detroit entertainment series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/17/2013
by BWW - Mar 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/17/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Jacksonville (more...)

Lord of the Dance Comes to Durham Performing Arts Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Lord of the Dance comes to the Durham Performing Arts Center. Created by Michael Flatley, Lord of the Dance is selling out arenas and theatres as the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. The tour arrives in the Triangle at DPAC tonight, March 10, 2012. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Lord of the Dance Returns to Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley. On March 12, 2013 the show will return to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Creator and Artistic Director Michael Flatley, who added fresh costumes, a visually stimulating set featuring an LED wall and revised lighting and set designs this year, still oversees all aspects of the production. (more...)

Morrison Center to Preview WAR HORSE National Tour in June 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

War Horse was a big winner at the 65th Annual Tony Awards ceremony presented in New York City on June 12. Originally staged by the United Kingdom's National Theatre, War Horse won the Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

Morrison Center to Preview WAR HORSE National Tour in June 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

War Horse was a big winner at the 65th Annual Tony Awards ceremony presented in New York City on June 12. Originally staged by the United Kingdom's National Theatre, War Horse won the Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

KING OF QUEENS Kevin James Kicks off Stand-Up Comedy Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Working class funnyman, Kevin James will be returning to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center tonight, June 5, 2013. Following his 2012 sellout show at DPAC, Kevin James is back by popular demand with new material for another big night of laughs. (more...)

Alton Brown's THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR to Play Fox Theatre, 2/28/2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour." Brown will appear at The Fox Theatre on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 8 PM. Tickets start at $39.50 and are available at www.FoxAtlTix.com, by calling 855-ATL-TIXX or by visiting the Fox ticket office, any Atlanta-area Whole Foods location, or Ticket Alternative outlets. (more...)

Maxwell C. King Center for Performing Arts to Hold Ticket Raffle in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

The Maxwell C. King Center for Performing Arts, Inc., of Brevard Community College is celebrating its 25th year. It was in April 1988 when the theatre first opened its doors to the sound of 'Singing In The Rain." The celebration begins with a 25th Anniversary ticket raffle. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Kuchipudi Dancer Shantala Shivalingappa, 7/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Jacob's Pillow presents preeminent Kuchipudi dancer Shantala Shivalingappa from July 3-7 in its Doris Duke Theatre. Born in India and raised in Paris, Shivalingappa 'erases cultural boundaries with her lightness, wit, and musicality' (The New Yorker). Her vivid interpretations of the classical South Indian dance style, Kuchipudi, are steeped in expressive narrative with flowing lines, nimble leaps, and percussive footwork. Joined by four master musicians, Shivalingappa presents the U.S. premiere of Akasha, a program showcasing her artistry with five solos, all inspired by ancient Hindu poems. (more...)

Alton Brown to Hit the Road with Alton Brown Live! 'The Edible Inevitable Tour'
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality, is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the 'Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour.' Brown will appear at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on Thursday, February 27, 2014. (more...)

SHREK, Branford Marsalis, Vienna Boys Choir and More Set for 3Stages' 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Bringing artists from all over the world, and from most every genre, Three Stages will offer literally hundreds of performances in the 2012-13 season. Beginning in August, 2012 and concluding in June, 2013; world-class performers from Branford Marsalis to The Manhattan Transfer, from the Vienna Boys Choir to Natalie MacMaster, from the China National Symphony Orchestra to the Russian National Ballet Theatre, from the Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch to Shrek The Musical, will grace the stages at Three Stages. Complementing the stellar international lineup is a who's who of regional arts organizations, from the El Dorado Musical Theatre to the Sacramento Guitar Society to the Folsom Symphony and more, including the Three Stages' debut of the Sacramento Opera. (more...)

ALTON BROWN LIVE! Adds Second Performance at Oriental Theatre, 2/8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce a 3:00 p.m. performance of ALTON BROWN LIVE! THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR will be added on February 8, 2014 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph). Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality, is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the ALTON BROWN LIVE! THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR. Tickets for the evening performance at 8:00 p.m. are sold out. Tickets for the added 3:00 p.m. performance go on-sale to the public on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Kuchipudi Dancer Shantala Shivalingappa, 7/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013

Jacob's Pillow presents preeminent Kuchipudi dancer Shantala Shivalingappa from July 3-7 in its Doris Duke Theatre. Born in India and raised in Paris, Shivalingappa 'erases cultural boundaries with her lightness, wit, and musicality' (The New Yorker). Her vivid interpretations of the classical South Indian dance style, Kuchipudi, are steeped in expressive narrative with flowing lines, nimble leaps, and percussive footwork. Joined by four master musicians, Shivalingappa presents the U.S. premiere of Akasha, a program showcasing her artistry with five solos, all inspired by ancient Hindu poems. (more...)

Mannheim Steamroller Heads to Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Mannheim Steamroller and PANDORA Jewelry, the tour sponsor, will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one performance only at Omaha's Orpheum Theater on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Welcomes Kuchipudi Dancer Shantala Shivalingappa, Now thru 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

Jacob's Pillow presents preeminent Kuchipudi dancer Shantala Shivalingappa from today, July 3-7 in its Doris Duke Theatre. Born in India and raised in Paris, Shivalingappa 'erases cultural boundaries with her lightness, wit, and musicality' (The New Yorker). Her vivid interpretations of the classical South Indian dance style, Kuchipudi, are steeped in expressive narrative with flowing lines, nimble leaps, and percussive footwork. Joined by four master musicians, Shivalingappa presents the U.S. premiere of Akasha, a program showcasing her artistry with five solos, all inspired by ancient Hindu poems. (more...)

2012/13 Season On Sale Dates Announced for Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced single ticket on sale dates for its 2012/13 10th Anniversary Season. Highlights of the season include a Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series featuring Blue Man Group, War Horse and a return engagement of Disney's The Lion King and a Boldt Arts Alive! Series presenting 14 titles such as Savion Glover's SoLe Sanctuary, Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis and ScrapArtsMusic. For a full listing of events, visit foxcitiespac.com. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE and SPAMALOT Join Fox Cities P.A.C. Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced two additional titles to its 2012/13 10th Anniversary Season adding Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 and Monty Python's Spamalot on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Both performances are returning to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for the second time for one night only. For a full listing of events, visit foxcitiespac.com. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Returns to PPAC, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley, the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Lord of the Dance returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 8P. (more...)

Pre-Show Events Added to Easton Hospital Gallery Schedule at State Theatre, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Two pre-show events have been added to the Easton Hospital Gallery schedule for the 2014 season. State Theatre patrons will have the opportunity to be entertained by dancing and music prior to Rhythm of the Dance and the Charlie Daniels Band. (more...)

Lord of the Dance Returns February 6 to the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2013

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley, the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance returns to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Food for Thought (and Theater)
by Caroline Campana - Feb 25, 2013

While theater might be my first love, food, well good food, is a close second. Since Milwaukee is full of one of a kind restaurant's, it seemed fitting to pair some of Milwaukee's theatrical events with the one of a kind dining. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/18
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 22, 2013

Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'! Click below for the most-read stories for the week of February 18! (more...)

3Stages' IRISH HOOLEY Returns 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

From the producer of An Irish Christmas comes this Irish Hooley ("boisterous party")-pipes, flutes, harp, fiddle, bodhrans, dancing, singing, and storytelling-featuring the seven-piece band Slugger O'Toole and members of the superb Kerry Dance team, which includes dancers from Lord of the Dance, Riverdance and more. A second performance at 4 pm has been added to accommodate demand for this lively show. (more...)

BWW Review: LORD OF THE DANCE Melds Fleet Feet and Fantasy in Rhode Island
by Veronica Bruscini - Feb 17, 2013

'Lord of the Dance' has a somewhat more defined story line than Flatley's other smash hit, Riverdance, and the show joins traditional forms of Celtic dance with modern styles and performance skills to tell its tale. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre to Present A LITTLE BIT OF IRELAND, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston (RMT) presents an all-star cast in the 16th anniversary edition of A Little Bit of Ireland, on Saturday, March 15 at 2 and 7 pm, and Sunday, March 16, at 2 pm, at Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Rhode Island (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Returns to Detroit in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley, the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance will return in 2013 for a North American tour to include a one-night performance at Detroit's Fox Theatre on Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW's Top Delaware Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Delaware in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

BWW's Top Detroit Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Detroit in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Comes to Akoo Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2012

Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley (www.lordofthedance.com), the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, Lord of the Dance will play the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont on March 2 for two performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

CSO Concerts for Kids to Present PETER AND THE WOLF, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

As part of the CSO's Concerts for Kids series, conductor Albert-George Schram and the Columbus Symphony, with assistance from the McCord Middle School Drama Company, will perform 'Peter and the Wolf,' a Prokofiev work specifically written to cultivate the musical interests of young children. This special CSO performance is musical storytelling at its best as each character is represented with a different instrument. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces 2012-2013 Season, Featuring LES MIZ, CHICAGO, et. al
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces its Legendary 2012-2013 Season, including some of the biggest and stars in entertainment. Sarasota premieres feature Sheryl Crow, John Legend, Queen Latifah, Celtic Woman and John Lithgow while returning favorites include Diana Krall, Glen Campbell, The Beach Boys, Paul Anka, Johnny Mathis, Dave Koz and Natalie Cole. (more...)

Hershey Theatre's 2012-13 Broadway Season Tickets Go on Sale Today, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Five of the six* shows for the 2012-13 Broadway season at Hershey Theatre go on sale at 9 a.m. today, August 27. Four additional shows go on sale Monday as well. (more...)

Hershey Theatre Announces Events On Sale 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Five of the six* shows for the 2012-13 Broadway season at Hershey Theatre go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, August 27. Four additional shows go on sale Monday as well. (more...)

LORD OF THE DANCE Comes to the Hershey Theatre, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Sixteen years ago, Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley (www.lordofthedance.com) launched; today, it is selling out arenas and theatres as the world's highest grossing Irish dance show. Generations of audiences - more than 60 million people from 68 countries - have seen Lord of the Dance. Presented by MagicSpace Entertainment and Global Entertainment Group, the tour arrives at Hershey Theatre on Friday, February 8, 2013. Tickets for this show are $67, $62, $47 and $32. They are available at the Hershey Theatre Box Office and can be charged by phone at 717-534-3405 or online at www.HersheyTheatre.com and www.Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

SHREK, Branford Marsalis, Vienna Boys Choir and More Set for 3Stages' 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Bringing artists from all over the world, and from most every genre, Three Stages will offer literally hundreds of performances in the 2012-13 season. Beginning in August, 2012 and concluding in June, 2013; world-class performers from Branford Marsalis to The Manhattan Transfer, from the Vienna Boys Choir to Natalie MacMaster, from the China National Symphony Orchestra to the Russian National Ballet Theatre, from the Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch to Shrek The Musical, will grace the stages at Three Stages. Complementing the stellar international lineup is a who's who of regional arts organizations, from the El Dorado Musical Theatre to the Sacramento Guitar Society to the Folsom Symphony and more, including the Three Stages' debut of the Sacramento Opera. (more...)

ALTON BROWN LIVE! Adds Second Performance at Oriental Theatre, 2/8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce a 3:00 p.m. performance of ALTON BROWN LIVE! THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR will be added on February 8, 2014 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph). Alton Brown, Iron Chef host and renowned television personality, is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with the ALTON BROWN LIVE! THE EDIBLE INEVITABLE TOUR. Tickets for the evening performance at 8:00 p.m. are sold out. Tickets for the added 3:00 p.m. performance go on-sale to the public today, June 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Lord of the Dance Tour Visits Dayton's Schuster Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Bill Clinton was President when Chicago native Michael Flatley created and launched Lord of the Dance (www.lordofthedance.com). (more...)

Lord of the Dance Tour Visits Dayton's Schuster Center, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Bill Clinton was President when Chicago native Michael Flatley created and launched Lord of the Dance (www.lordofthedance.com). Fifteen years later, the world's highest grossing Irish Dance show is still selling out arenas and theatres around the world. (more...)

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