|Lord of the Dance coming to Norton Center
RELEASED: Feb. 5, 2004
DANVILLE, KYMichael Flatley's Lord of the Dance, the international sensation known for breaking box office records in more than 30 countries, is coming to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts on Feb. 12.
The event will be in Newlin Hall at 8 p.m. For tickets or season subscriptions, visit or call the Norton Center box office (859) 236-4692 or 1-877-HIT-SHOW (448-7469).
Lord of the Dance is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. The story is a classic tale of good vs. evil based on Irish folklore as Don Dorcha, the Dark Lord, challenges the Lord of the Dance. It's also a passionate love story expressed through exhilarating dance numbers.
The Lord of the Dance troupe is comprised of Irish dance champions from around the world. These performers stretch every boundary of a traditional form of dance that has evolved over more than 2,000 years.
Flatley, who originated the role of the Lord, serves as the artistic director and continues to oversee all aspects of the production. He's also known by the Guinness Book of World Record for having the "world's fastest feet"35 taps per second.
The show made its debut performance in 1996 and has become the most popular touring dance production in history, having entertained more than 50 million people worldwide at sold-out performances.
The College's Norton Center for the Arts is an internationally acclaimed performing arts center that annually brings to Centre a series of acclaimed musical groups, Broadway shows, individual performances and other works from the performing arts. A complete series schedule and subscription information are available upon request. You can also learn more by visiting http://www.centre.edu/nc/currentseason.html.
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