Celtic Tiger Live
- For the nickname for Irish economic growth, see "Celtic Tiger"
or more often known "Michael Flatley's Celtic Tiger" or just "Celtic Tiger" was an Irish Dance
, famous for his Lord of the Dance
and Feet of Flames
shows, created Celtic Tiger. After being retired for 4 years, Michael announced he was going to tour with a new show. In the summer of 2004 Michael Flatley started the rehearsals of a new show in the SFX Theatre in Dublin
. In the autumn of 2004 the rehearsals moved on in the Shepperton Studios in London
. Michael tried his best to keep the details including the name of the show a secret. Michael announced on his website in April 2005 that he was going to have a preview show of his new extravaganza Celtic Tiger in June 2005. The first 500 fans who emailed the website's administrators got free tickets to one of its preview shows in Birmingham, England. The rest of the tickets were only for fans/friends and dancers and crew.
Celtic Tiger had its first performance at a private, invitation-only performance at the NIA Birmingham, England on 17 June 2005. The show was first performed for the public on July 9, 2005 in the Puskás Stadion
(formerly the Népstadion) in Budapest
. Another preview show was planned for Prague
in the Czech Republic
, but at the last minute that show was canceled, the official reason given being that the venue (which included a massive stage specially... Read More