12 October 2018
SPRINGFIELD (September 13, 2018) – John Tobin Presents, in partnership with MGM Springfield is thrilled to announce the opening of Roar! Comedy Club inside the historic Armory at MGM Springfield. Featuring the nation’s best stand-up comedians, this unique comedy venue will energize the entertainment scene in Western Massachusetts.


Located at the heart of MGM Springfield, Roar! Comedy Club will complement the robust entertainment offering at New England’s first integrated resort casino destination, featuring an eclectic mix of nationally-renown comedic superstars and rising comics. The club will celebrate its grand opening January 3-5 of 2019.


“We are extremely excited to be partnering with MGM Springfield in this new venture,” said John Tobin, CEO of John Tobin Presents. “They’ are an incredible organization to work with. The Armory is a magnificent venue and it’s going to be a stunning space for guests of MGM and people throughout the area to come check out the funniest stand-up comedians working today.”


“Entertainment is the cornerstone of MGM Springfield’s experience in downtown Springfield,” said Talia Spera, executive director of entertainment, MGM Springfield. “This partnership with John Tobin Presents to create the new ROAR! Comedy Club reinforces our commitment to energizing the city and enriching the entertainment offering of the downtown through a variety of great acts and comedic performances.”
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.