Albano’s Nutcracker 2012 Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena


The 50th anniversary of this holiday classic will take place on December 15th and 16th

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Albano’s Nutcracker this winter featuring its live orchestra as it enters its 11th anniversary holiday season at Mohegan Sun Arena. The performances will be held on Saturday, December 15th at 7:00pm and Sunday, December 16th at 2:00pm.
Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Mohegan Sun Box and Ticketmaster, subject to availability. 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.
The Albano Ballet Company production of The Nutcracker celebrates 50 years and is a holiday favorite at Mohegan Sun, thrilling audiences old, young and in-between. See the astounding 35-foot LED glowing Christmas tree. Share its magic as it grows on high!
Lavish costumes, new theatrical scenery, international stars and a cast of over 100 dancers bring to life the story of a beautiful Nutcracker Christmas gift that transports a child named Clara to a magical world with giant mice, a Cavalier Prince and the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The story of the Nutcracker embraces Christmas and its symbolic tree that grows to huge proportions. Giant mice with blinking eyes and an exploding cannon are part of the dazzling stage theatrics. The 2012 edition of this Classic Christmas Ballet features new choreography and a live orchestra and chorale.
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 4th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. 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.