Stand-up comedian and “king of the rant” bringing signature style of commentary

10 May 2019

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (April 30, 2019) – MGM Springfield continues to roll out the laughs. Lewis Black, stand-up comedian and hilarious commentator of everything, brings “The Joke’s On US” tour to the ARIA Ballroom at MGM Springfield Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Guests will revel at his signature style of amusing commentary, stories and humor.

Known as the king of the rant, Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. Receiving critical acclaim as a stand-up, actor and author, Black has performed for audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.

Tickets starting at $25, not including applicable taxes and service charges, go on sale Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets may be purchased at or Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the MGM Springfield M life Rewards desk.

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


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