Paula Abdul Announces Performance at The Theater at MGM National Harbor Sunday, December 2
Tickets on Sale Now
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (July 18, 2018) – GRAMMY Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul will bring her first tour in more than 25 years, Straight Up Paula!, to The Theater at MGM National Harbor Sunday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $59.50, excluding applicable service charges. Tickets can be purchased online at mgmnationalharbor.com or ticketmaster.com. For more show and ticket information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or call (844) 346-4664.
Paula Abdul is an American singer, songwriter, voice actress, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as a highly sought after choreographer at the height of the music video era. Abdul’s six No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ties her with Diana Ross for seventh among the top female solo performers. She won a GRAMMY for “Best Music Video – Short Form” for “Opposites Attract” and twice won the “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography.”
Abdul saw renewed fame and success as an original judge on “American Idol” in the 2000s. After leaving the show following its eighth season, she went on to star on shows such as CBS’s “Live to Dance” and FOX’s “The X Factor” alongside her former “American Idol” co-judge Simon Cowell. Most recently she became a permanent judge for FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance” as well as a judge on its Australian version.
The Theater at MGM National Harbor offers an experience unlike any other in the region, providing fans the opportunity to see world-class entertainment in an intimate setting. The Theater features seven VIP suites and flexible seating designs, accommodating 3,000 guests for reserved-seating events and a little more than 4,000 for general admission shows.
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About Paula Abdul:
As one of the most celebrated pop icons in the world, Paula Abdul is best recognized as an award-winning choreographer, dancer, singer, actress and television personality. Beginning her career as a cheerleader and choreographer for the Los Angeles Lakers, her talents were soon recognized and utilized by artists such as Janet Jacket and George Michael among many more. Upon launching her solo pop career in 1989, Paula exploded onto the charts with her music which ultimately totaled six number one hits and over 60 million records sold, becoming an American pop pioneer and multi-platinum recording artist with legendary music videos to the MTV generation. She is also recognized for her nine-season run as an original judge on the global sensation television series American Idol, which were followed by her presence on The X-Factor and So You Think You Can Dance to name a few. Among Paula’s many accolades she has earned two Emmy Awards, two GRAMMY Awards, and three American Music Awards. In 2017 Paula returned to the stage for the nationwide Total Package Tour preforming in over 40 cities. When not lending her talents to the stage & screen, Paula is an active spokesperson and advocate for the American Humane Association, Turnaround Arts, Avon Foundation, GLAAD, Lupus LA, Red Cross and more. www.paulaabdul.com.
About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor has an unrivaled setting offering stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort, which opened December 8, 2016, sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. For more information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.
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