Albano’s Nutcracker Returns To Mohegan Sun


The classic holiday ballet comes to the Arena on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th
Joseph Albano and The Albano Ballet Company will bring back their production of the Christmas classic The Nutcracker to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, December 12th and Sunday, December 13th.  Saturday’s performance begins at 7:00pm and Sunday’s begins at 2:00pm.
Tickets are $33.00 and $23.00, with a $5.00 discount for children under twelve and senior citizens and go on sale Monday, October 19th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.   Ticketmaster customers may log on to; 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, October 20th subject to availability.
The Albano Ballet Company production of The Nutcracker is a holiday favorite at Mohegan Sun, thrilling audiences old, young and in-between.  Accompanied by a live orchestra under the baton of Maestro Daniel Lee, Albano’s traditional version touts an international cast with dancers from Italy, Japan, China, Korea, France, Canada, Holland and Croatia.  Starring in this year’s cast is Ritsuko Sato from Japan as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Marcello Algeri from Italy as the Cavalier Prince. Kerryanne Saunders, a 12 year veteran with the company, dances the Snow Queen partnered with Eric Carnes, a 20 year old sensational talent trained in the Albano Ballet Academy Syllabus. Choreography and costumes are by Joseph Albano, with the assistance of Julia Frederick. 
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.