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GRAMMY Award-Winning Superstar Bruno Mars Announces Long-Term Relationship with MGM Resorts International

Legendary Entertainer to Perform at Multiple MGM Resorts Venues, Including Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Maryland

LAS VEGAS AND NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (October 10, 2016) – Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning superstar entertainer Bruno Mars will help kick off the opening seasons for MGM Resorts International’s two new entertainment venues on each side of the country, Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
 
“Bruno is among the most talented performers in the world and we are excited to start a long-term relationship with him across our industry-leading portfolio of entertainment venues,” said Bill Hornbuckle, president of MGM Resorts International.  “There is no stronger launching pad for a new venue than for Bruno Mars to be among the first to grace its stage, and we get to do it twice, an amazing beginning to a multi-year partnership.”
 
PARK THEATER
Mars will ring in the New Year in a big way when he performs Friday, Dec. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 31 at the spectacular new Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.  He is scheduled to return to Park Theater in 2017 for additional performances Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.
Tickets for the four performances range from $99.50 to $550, not including applicable service charges, and go on sale Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. PDT.  Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.  Tickets can be purchased online at parktheaterlv.com or ticketmaster.com.  For more show and ticket information, visit parktheaterlv.com.
 
M life Rewards loyalty members and TicketMaster customers will receive access to a presale Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. PDT to Thursday, Oct. 13 at 10 p.m. PDT.  To join the M life Rewards program, or for more information, visit mlife.com.
 
The new 5,200-seat Park Theater, with its state-of-the-art audio and visual technology, will provide artists an exclusive space to create one-of-a-kind productions where every seat allows guests to feel up close and personal.
 
Park Theater is the first step in the recently announced reimagination of Monte Carlo. The transformation, taking place over the next two years, will include two distinct hotel experiences – a Las Vegas version of the Sydell Group’s famed NoMad Hotel and the launch of a new luxury hotel named Park MGM. Each hotel will feature fully redesigned hotel guest rooms and innovative food & beverage offerings, highlighted by Eataly, a vibrant Italian marketplace with cafes, to-go counters and full-service restaurants interspersed with high-quality products from sustainable Italian and local producers.
 
THE THEATER AT MGM NATIONAL HARBOR
Mars will host a special engagement Tuesday, Dec. 27 at The Theater at MGM National Harbor.  He will be one of the venue’s first performers, setting the tone for the level of A-list entertainment to be expected at the stunning new resort scheduled to open Thursday, Dec. 8.

Tickets for the show range from $150 to $395, not including applicable service charges, and go on sale Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. EST.  Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.  Tickets can be purchased online at mgmnationalharbor.com or ticketmaster.com.  For more show and ticket information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com.
 
M life Rewards loyalty members will receive access to a presale Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. EST to Thursday, Oct. 13 at 10 p.m. EST.  To join the M life Rewards program, or for more information, visit mlife.com.
 
Hornbuckle added, “MGM Resorts is thrilled to bring its mix of world-class hospitality and unrivaled entertainment to the east coast.  This resort casino is destined to become a must-visit destination for locals and visitors to the region alike. With Bruno taking the stage as one of our first performers, we’ll show the region how MGM Resorts does entertainment.”
 
MGM National Harbor, a $1.4 billion resort on the shore of the Potomac River in Maryland, will offer luxurious accommodations, an unrivaled culinary program and world-class entertainment in The Theater, which can accommodate 3,000 guests for reserved-seating events and just over 4,000 for general admission shows.
 
BRUNO MARS
Mars, a 17-time GRAMMY Award nominee, has sold more than 100 million singles and albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all-time.  His debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans, released in October 2010, has been certified platinum 39 times and featured hit singles “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade” and “The Lazy Song.”  His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, debuted in 2012, peaking at No. 1 in the U.S. and included GRAMMY-nominated single “Locked Out of Heaven” as well as “When I was Your Man” and “Treasure.”  In 2015, Mars collaborated with Mark Ronson on the hit single “Uptown Funk,” which went on to win both “Record of the Year” and “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Mars released his newest single “24K Magic” on Friday, Oct. 7.
 
For additional information and imagery for Park Theater at Monte Carlo and The Theater at MGM National Harbor, please visit the MGM Resorts International Online Newsroom.
 
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland on December 8, 2016, and is in the process of developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. MGM Resorts controls and holds a 76 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 56 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (SEHK: 2282), which owns MGM MACAU and is developing MGM COTAI, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine's 2016 list of World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
 
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