The theater joins the $100-million The Park, a new entertainment and dining district under construction between the Monte Carlo and
. There, a $350-million, 20,000-seat arena is also under construction with an April 2016 opening date. MGM Resorts expects the Monte Carlo’s new theater to debut in late 2016.
A press statement suggests that this new concert venue will be home to headline acts. MGM Resorts already owns and operates two arenas, two festival lots totaling 62 acres, seven theaters for Cirque du Soleil shows, another 14 for concerts and comedy acts and more than two dozen lounges and nightclubs in Las Vegas.
The announcement means a couple of shows will be on the move.
, which performs at the Monte Carlo, heads south to its original home in the
, where it opened in 2000.
, which heads to
. The masked hip-hop dance troupe originally opened in 2009 and moved to the Monte Carlo in 2010 before moving to the Luxor.