As 'Lord of the Dance' Michael Flatley Prepares to Retire, He Reveals: I Never Wanted to Be a Dancer
At 57, and after a long list of injuries, the "Lord of the Dance" is retiring - but not until he completes his final show.
It's the final dance for Michael Flatley.
At 57, and after a long list of injuries, the Lord of the Dance is retiring - but not until he completes his final show.
His new performance, "Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games," has just opened at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway and will run until the end of the year.
"It's been my dream as a little boy to dance on Broadway," Flately told INSIDE EDITION as he invited us backstage.
But the married dad, who hails from Chicago, revealed he never wanted to be a dancer.
"I was about 11 years old. I was dragged by my ears by my parents and I hated it," he said.
But Flatley went on to turn traditional Irish dancing into an international phenomenon.
"You have 40 dancers on the stage
Trending on Inside Edition
Trump Invokes Fifth Amendment in New York Civil Fraud Probe as New Details Emerge About FBI Raid at Mar-a-LagoPolitics
Maverick the Dog Helps Find a Missing Child in North CarolinaAnimals
Videos Show Teens How to Steal Certain Kias And Hyundais With Only a USB Cable, Police Warn Amid Rising TheftsInvestigative
New York Man Killed in Freak Accident at a Town Trash Transfer StationNews
Who Killed Jared Bridegan? 2-Year-Old Girl Is the Only Witness to Dad's Gruesome MurderCrime