Tickets for New Acts on Sale Friday, December 28

31 January 2019

SPRINGFIELD, MASS (December 26, 2018)MGM Springfield and John Tobin Presents announced today the addition of eight new comedians to the Roar! Comedy Series lineup inside the historic Armory at MGM Springfield.

New comedians include Mateo Lane, Dan Soder, Mark Normand, Paul Virzi, Drew Lynch, Ben Bailey, Carly Aquilino and Rich Vos. This group has made their mark in the industry through their work with some of the biggest names in television and streaming services such as Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Netflix, MTV, MTV2, Showtime, TruTV and more.   

The Roar! Comedy Series, an exclusive comedy experience developed by John Tobin Presents, opens January 2019 inside the Armory at MGM Springfield. Tickets for all shows will be available online at mgmspringfield.com/roar and Ticketmaster starting Friday, Dec. 28.

 New comedians scheduled to perform include:

  • Mateo Lane
    • Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Dan Soder
    • Thursday, March 7 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Mark Normand
    • Thursday, April 25 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Paul Virzi
    • Thursday, May 9 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, May 10 at 8 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Drew Lynch
    • Thursday, May 23 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, May 25 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Ben Bailey
    • May 31 – June 1 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Carly Aquilino
    • Thursday, June 6 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, June 7 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Rich Vos
    • Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m.
    • Friday, June 14 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
    • Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

For more information, please visit mgmspringfield.com/roar.

About John Tobin Presents

John Tobin has been a mainstay in the Boston Comedy scene since 1992, when he started as a doorman at a local comedy club. Today, John Tobin Presents, produces and operates shows in and around Boston at well-known clubs and venues such as Laugh Boston, The Comedy Scene at Patriot Place, The Boch Center, The Norwood Theatre, WooHaHa! Comedy Club and the legendary Nick’s Comedy Stop.

About MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. Igniting a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city, the resort, which combines new construction with revived historic buildings, 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 the seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. MGM Springfield opened on August 24, 2018. For additional information, please visit www.mgmspringfield.com.

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Media Contacts:
Saverio Mancini / Ellanje Ferguson
MGM Springfield Communications
(413) 273-5580 / (413) 273-5581
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eferguson@mgmspringfield.com