Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check Presents Travis Wall Of So You Think You Can Dance

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

WHAT:  Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check will continue to showcase the best in dancing talent when So You Think You Can Dance performer & choreographer Travis Wall takes part in an all-new Reality Check on Friday, September 30th. This free live event at Mohegan Sun will feature a dance performance at 7:00pm followed by a signing event at 7:45pm.

WHEN:  Friday, September 30th at 7:00pm in The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL:  Presented by The Shops at Mohegan Sun, Reality Check is an exciting and interactive event that brings the best and brightest stars from the reality TV world to Mohegan Sun.  Reality Check events provide fans with the ultimate exposure to their favorite reality stars with engaging, live exhibitions in The Shops at Mohegan Sun followed by intimate signing events. Events are free and open to all ages.

For more information, visit mohegansun.com/reality-check.   Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.

ABOUT TRAVIS:  Travis Wall began dancing at the age of three at his mother’s dance studio in Virginia Beach, Virginia. At 12, he was already Broadway-bound, cast in the show The Music Man. Wall first appeared as a contestant in 2006 on So You Think You Can Dance’s 2nd season when he was 18. He blew away the judges and viewers alike, walking away with a 2nd place finish.  In fact, Wall danced in a Mia Micheals choreographed piece “The Bench” that later won Michaels the Emmy for “Outstanding Choreography.”   In 2009, Wall returned to the show, this time as a choreographer for the contestants. In the past 2 years, he has created some of the most unforgettable routines in So You Think You Can Dance history. In 2011, Wall was honored to receive an Emmy Award nomination for his work on season 7.

Mohegan Sun Extends Diva Days & Diva Nights

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Even more great entertainment, events and offers exclusively for the ladies in September & October

 As the weather cools down this fall, Mohegan Sun keeps things hot for the ladies with the extension of Diva Days & Diva Nights through October 28th. By popular demand, the promotion will continue throughout September & October and will feature the customized Diva Hotel package – in addition to some of the best entertainment touring this fall as well as retail and dining specials.

Entertainment & Special Events:
With 3 world-class venues, Mohegan Sun is known for bringing in the best of the best when it comes to entertainment.  Throughout Diva Days and Diva Nights, Mohegan Sun Arena, the intimate Cabaret Theatre and the free 300-seat Wolf Den will be host to some of the best performers catered to all those divas out there!

Check out the fall entertainment lineup for Diva Fridays:

• WNBA – Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever* – September 2nd at 7:30pm in Mohegan Sun Arena
• Jason Michael Carroll – September 2nd at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• ABBA, the Concert – September 9th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• Linda Eder – September 16th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• Disco Dance Party – The Biggest Disco Event of the Year– September 23rd at 8:00pm in Mohegan Sun Arena
• Blood, Sweat & Tears– September 23rd at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• MADD About Dancing – An Evening of Celebrities, Dancing and Fun with a Special Performance by Chuck Wicks – September 30th at 7:00pm in The Cabaret Theatre
• Bernie Williams– September 30th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• The Man in Black, A Tribute to Johnny Cash– October 7th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• Boyz II Men – October 14th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• Treehouse Comedy Presents Gallagher – October 14th at 9:00pm in The Cabaret Theatre
• Sugarland with special guest Sara Bareilles – October 14th at 8:00pm in Mohegan Sun Arena
• Stephen Stills – October 21st at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
• Average White Band – October 28th at 8:00pm in the Wolf Den
NOTE: Connecticut Sun games, Treehouse Comedy, Disco Dance Party, Sugarland & MADD About Dancing are ticketed events. To purchase tickets, please visit Mohegan Sun Box Office or Ticketmaster.

Hotel Package:
For the Diva looking to spend the night out with friends, Mohegan Sun has created a special hotel package just for you. The basic package includes overnight accommodations, VIP check-in, poolside margaritas and appetizers as well as late check-out. Guests also have the option of customizing the package to include Diva Dine Around at Todd English’s Tuscany, an in-room martini mixing station or an in-suite massage.  Offer is currently valid on Thursdays and Fridays through October 2011 only. For details on this package, please visit http://www.mohegansun.com/entertainment/divas-0911.html

Weekly Specials:
Each week, guests can enjoy various special offers including:
• Party on the Patio of Todd English’s Tuscany: Every Friday starting at 9:00pm, there is a party on the patio of Todd English’s Tuscany where guests can not only enjoy drink specials, but actually learn how to make the hottest drinks with a professional mixologist. A live DJ will spin the tunes each week.

• No Judgement Zone: Discover a new game or master an old favorite in Mohegan Sun’s No Judgement Zone. Every Friday, learn the ins and outs of our most popular table games in our special, Divas-Only “No Judgement Zone” located in Casino of the Sky across from the Sky Valet.

• Bring a Friend: It pays to bring a friend to Mohegan Sun, literally. Ladies who sign up for a new Player’s Club card will receive $25.00 in Free Slot Play. In addition, they can bring their friends and have them sign up to become a Player’s Club member and receive anywhere from $25.00 to $75.00 in Free Slot Play.  The more friends you bring, the more you earn. Membership is free and open to guests 21 or older.
• Makeovers: Every Friday from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in front of Sephora in The Shops at Mohegan Sun, get spoiled with free mini-makeovers and watch Temptu Air Brushing demonstrations.
• Chef Demonstrations: Each Friday starting at 7:00pm, chefs from various Mohegan Sun restaurants including Todd English’s Tuscany, Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain, Birches Bar & Grill and more will be demonstrating how to prepare one of their signature dishes in The Shops concourse.

Exclusive Offers:
Various shops and restaurants at Mohegan Sun will be offering exclusive discounts as part of Diva Days and Diva Nights including Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Todd English’s Tuscany, Bare Escentuals, Swarovski and much more. A full listing is available on mohegansun.com/divas.

For a complete listing of all of Diva Days and Diva Nights activities, visit http://www.mohegansun.com/entertainment/divas-0911.html

About Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.  Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.

Ladies Night Out Swaps Dates at Mohegan Sun

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

August 27th performance will be rescheduled to October 6th

Due to inclement weather and to ensure the safety of all guests, the Ladies Night Out R&B performance has been rescheduled. The performance at Mohegan Sun, originally scheduled for Saturday, August 27th at 8:00pm is now scheduled for Thursday, October 6th at 8:00pm

Tickets are still valid for the new date.  At the chance you cannot attend the concert on this new date, a refund of your ticket purchase is possible via the point of purchase.  To secure your refund please contact the outlets where you purchased your ticket.  Please note, you must request your refund no later than October 6th.  Our apologies for any inconvenience the reschedule may have caused.   

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.