Posts Tagged ‘live dance’

Broadway And Beyond; International Sensation Michael Flatley For The First Time In 14 Years To Tour

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Tour starts on February 19th and comes to Mohegan Sun Arena on February 25th

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 4, 2015) – Following his acclaimed Broadway debut, Michael Flatley is proud to announce the highly anticipated U.S. tour of his Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games which, like the current Broadway engagement, Mr. Flatley himself will headline in what will mark his final onstage appearances as a performer following a remarkable 20 year run as the creator and star of the Lord of the Dance franchise. The production, subtitled Dangerous Games, which has already performed to sold-out audiences at the Playhouse Theatre in London and the Lyric Theatre in New York, will kick off its national tour at the BB&T Center in Florida and visit major cities in the U.S. including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, among many others. Mohegan Sun Arena will host Lord of the Dance for a 7:30pm show on Thursday, February 25th.

Tickets are $49.00 and go on sale Monday, December 7th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, December 8th subject to availability.

“We have heard requests from our fans across the country who could not make it to New York to bring the show to them and we have decided to do a small tour of the U.S.” said creator and performer Michael Flatley. “I haven’t performed in America for years and we are really looking forward to ending this tour and my time on stage with a bang!

Live Nation added, “Live Nation is thrilled to be part of the North American dates on the exciting Lord Of The Dance tour as the legendary Michael Flatley embarks on his farewell tour.  He is an incredible talent and an inspiration for artists around the world.”

Trailblazing Irish dancer Michael Flatley is the creator of the internationally-recognizable brand Lord of the Dance which singlehandedly brought Irish Dance to a global audience with productions in countless countries around the world for over two decades.  Of The Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games on Broadway, The New York Times said: “Undeniably exciting… Mr. Flatley’s charisma is incomparable.”

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games features a troupe of Irish Dance’s most accomplished performers, as well as Flatley protégés Morgan Comer, James Keegan and Fergal Keaney in the title role of the “Lord of the Dance.”  The show also features exciting and ground-breaking new technology, including holographs, special effects lighting, dancing robots, world champion acrobats and, of course, the greatest team of Irish Dancers in the world.  The score is composed by Gerard Fahy.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Dancing With The Stars: Live! ‘Dance All Night Tour’ Adds 2nd Mohegan Sun Arena Show

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Show to feature Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Valentin Chmerkovski, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater and special guest stars to be announced

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 20, 2015) – Fans of ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, Dancing with the Stars: Live! will now have back to back nights at Mohegan Sun Arena. The 2nd show will take place on Saturday, January 9th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $45.00 and are sale Monday, November 23rd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets are also on sale at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, November 24th, subject to availability.

Launching this winter, Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Dance All Night Tour features a bigger cast than ever before including pro dancers Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater, Alan Bersten, Brittany Cherry and Jenna Johnson with more casting to be announced*. In this all new production, the dancers are freed from the ballroom to bring you a 90-minute action-packed live show. Audiences will watch exciting and romantic performances, from choreography never-before seen on Dancing with the Stars, to some of the most memorable numbers from show.

“This tour is going to be totally new and exciting! We’re traveling through America again with some of the hottest dancing you’ll ever see in a live show. You think you’ve seen us on

TV, but seeing us on Dancing with the Stars: Live! is an experience like no other,” said Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

For up to date information and to purchase tickets, fans can also go to dwtstour.com. VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, meet and greet opportunities with the cast, exclusive merchandise and photo opportunities.

Dancing with the Stars: Live! is produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 Arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Dancing With The Stars: Live! ‘Dance All Night Tour’ Coming To Mohegan Sun Arena

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

All new show to feature Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Valentin Chmerkovski, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater and special guest stars to be announced

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 27, 2015) – Following back-to-back sold out tours, Dancing with the Stars: Live! is taking its all new production on the road. Fans of Dancing with the Stars, ABC’s leading entertainment show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, will be given the opportunity to see their favorite stars dance live at Mohegan Sun Arena.  The Dance All Night Tour is bringing a one-of-a-kind touring production to the venue on Friday, January 8th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $45.00 and are sale now through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets are also on sale at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

Launching this winter, Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Dance All Night Tour features a bigger cast than ever before including pro dancers Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater, Alan Bersten, Brittany Cherry and Jenna Johnson with more casting to be announced*. In this all new production, the dancers are freed from the ballroom to bring you a 90-minute action-packed live show. Audiences will watch exciting and romantic performances, from choreography never-before seen on Dancing with the Stars, to some of the most memorable numbers from show.

“This tour is going to be totally new and exciting! We’re traveling through America again with some of the hottest dancing you’ll ever see in a live show. You think you’ve seen us on TV, but seeing us on Dancing with the Stars: Live! is an experience like no other,” said Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

For up to date information and to purchase tickets, fans can also go to dwtstour.com. VIP packages will be available through VIPNation.com, giving fans the chance to purchase premium tickets, meet and greet opportunities with the cast, exclusive merchandise and photo opportunities.

Dancing with the Stars: Live! is produced by Faculty Productions in association with BBC Worldwide.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 Arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.