Legendary Actors and Comedians Hit the Stage Thursday, September 12

03 April 2019

SPRINGFIELD, MASS (April 1, 2019) – MGM Springfield is pleased to announce comedic icons Steve Martin and Martin Short will bring their new comedy special “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” to Symphony Hall Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.

The comedy legends Martin and Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show business. The duo will be joined on stage by GRAMMY Award-winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live! band member Jeff Babko.

Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award, five GRAMMY awards, an Emmy, a Mark Twain Award and the Kennedy Center Honors. Martin began his career on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969.

Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on “Saturday Night Live” over 30 years ago. Earning his first Emmy in 1982 alongside a Tony, Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award, Short is known as an “SNL” fan-favorite for his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and “legendary songwriter” Irving Cohen.

Martin and Short’s Netflix special titled “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” received four Emmy nominations in 2018.  

Tickets starting at $95, will go on sale to the general public Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets may be purchased online at mgmspringfield.com.

M life Rewards loyalty members will receive access to a presale Wednesday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. EST. To join the M life Rewards program, or for more information, visit mlife.com

For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com.

About Symphony Hall
The historic Symphony Hall theatre is home to Broadway-style theatre, top-quality children’s programming, internationally recognized speakers and numerous concerts and performances. Built in the early 1900s, the historic building underwent an extensive renovation in the fall of 2004. Symphony Hall is also home to the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, The Springfield Public Forum and public and private graduation ceremonies for the Springfield Public Schools and surrounding communities.

About MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. As the world’s first LEED™ Platinum-certified gaming resort, MGM Springfield ignites a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city by seamlessly blending new design with restored historic buildings. The resort offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 250-room boutique hotel on Main Street, superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining headlined by award-winning Chef Michael Mina’s Cal Mare. MGM Springfield also features a seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. The property opened on August 24, 2018. For additional information, please visit mgmspringfield.com.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Saverio Mancini / Ellanje Ferguson
MGM Springfield Communications
(413) 237-5580 / (413) 237-5581
smancini@mgmspringfield.com /
eferguson@mgmspringfield.com