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2017 ‘Aces of Comedy’ Lineup at The Mirage Set to Host Some of the Industry’s Funniest Names

Tickets Now On Sale for 2017 Performances 

LAS VEGAS – The 2017 ‘Aces of Comedy’ Series is set to deliver some of the biggest names in comedy, including Jay Leno, George Lopez and other famously funny comedians to the Terry Fator Theatre stage at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. Comedian Nick Swardson and the Emmy Award-winning Wayne Brady, among others, also return for another season of big laughs. All performances are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
 
JAY LENO
The Television Hall of Fame inductee Jay Leno will return to the Terry Fator Theatre for multiple performances in 2017. Leno is best known for being the longtime host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He displays a comedic style and generous personality that has earned him millions of fans worldwide. Ticket prices start at $59.99 plus tax and service fees.

  • Friday, Jan. 27
  • Friday, March 3
  • Saturday, May 13
  • Friday, Aug. 25
 
NICK SWARDSON
Comedian, actor, writer and producer Nick Swardson returns to The Mirage Saturday, March 25 for a night of hysterical comedy as part of the resort’s Aces of Comedy series. Swardson is best known for his stand-up special “Taste It” on Comedy Central and movies such as “Grandma’s Boy,” “Benchwarmers” and “Just Go With It.” Ticket prices start at $49.99 plus tax and service fees.
  • Saturday, March 25
 
GABRIEL IGLESIAS
Known as the “fluffy” comic in a Hawaiian shirt, Gabriel Iglesias has been described as unbelievably funny and electrifying. Iglesias returns to The Mirage as part of the resort’s ‘Aces of Comedy’ series in 2017 with a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. Ticket prices start at $59.99 plus tax and service fees. 
  • April  14 – 15
  • May 27 – 28
  • September 15 – 16
 
WAYNE BRADY
Wayne Brady, best known for his hosting roll on the CBS daytime classic “Let’s Make A Deal” and ABC’s “The Wayne Brady Show,” will return to perform his hilarious stand-up comedy at The Mirage throughout 2017. Brady’s career took off in 1998 with “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” for which he won a 2003 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety, Musical, or Comedy Series. Ticket prices start at $59.99 plus tax and service fees.
  • Friday, May 12
  • Saturday, July 8
  • Friday, Oct. 6
 
GEORGE LOPEZ
George Lopez is set to return to the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage in 2017 to showcase his multi-faceted career that encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy, and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS. This represented Lopez’s return to television after starring in the groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which aired for six seasons on ABC. Lopez is currently on his stand-up comedy tour, The Comedy Get Down, with Charlie Murphy, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Ticket prices start at $59.99 plus tax and service fees.
  • April 28 – 29
  • August 11 – 12 
 
KATHLEEN MADIGAN
Kathleen Madigan, one of the most respected comedians of her generation, will be returning to the Terry Fator Theatre in 2017. Throughout her 25-year career Madigan has performed on nearly every stand-up television show ever produced: Leno, Letterman, Conan, and Ferguson. She was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic and her third hour-long special, Madigan Again, was named one of the Best Comedy Albums of 2013 by iTunes. She’s released five CDs and three DVDs and starred in one Netflix special among many other great accomplishments. Ticket prices start at $49.99 plus tax and service fees.
  • Friday, June 23
 
JIM JEFFERIES
Jim Jefferies, a comedian known for his controversial and belief-changing stand-up style, will join the Aces of Comedy series for another season. Jefferies has established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation. He is one of the best-selling touring comics, and also has found critical success in his acting endeavors. Ticket prices start at $49.99 plus tax and service fees.
  • Friday, June 30
  • Saturday, July 1
  • November 24 – 25
 
Tickets for all shows can be purchased at any MGM Resorts box office, the Terry Fator box office, online at mirage.com or ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777. Children over the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (18 years of age or older). Children under 16 are not permitted. Additional age restrictions as noted above. 
 
Guests looking for exclusive ticket prices and discounts for select Aces of Comedy comedians can sign up for M life Rewards – MGM Resorts International’s loyalty program. M life Rewards provides members rewards, benefits and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the company’s incomparable collection of resort destinations. To join, or for more information, visit mlife.com.
 
For high-res images, visit The Mirage online newsroom
 
See below for a full list of the 2016 and 2017 Aces of Comedy lineups:
 
NOVEMBER 2016
  • November 11 – 12:  Ray Romano & David Spade at 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 18:  Wayne Brady at 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 19:  Jay Leno at 10 p.m.
  • November 25 – 26:  Jim Jefferies at 10 p.m.
DECEMBER 2016
  • December 2 – 3:  Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • December 9 – 10:  Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 23: Michael Carbonaro at 10 p.m.
  • December 29 – 30: Ron White at 10 p.m.
JANUARY 2017
  • Friday, Jan. 13: Daniel Tosh at 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 14: Daniel Tosh at 7:30 p.m.  
  • Friday, Jan. 27: Jay Leno at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Saturday, Jan. 28: Tim Allen at 10 p.m.
FEBRUARY 2017
  • Friday, Feb. 3: Daniel Tosh at 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 4: Daniel Tosh at 7:30 p.m. 
  • February 10 – 11: Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • February 17 – 18: Sebastian Maniscalco at 10 p.m.
  • February 24 – 25: Ray Romano & David Spade at 10 p.m.
MARCH 2017
  • Friday, March 3: Jay Leno at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Saturday, March 4: Tim Allen at 10 p.m.
  • March 10 – 11: Bill Maher at 10 p.m.
  • Friday, March 17: Daniel Tosh at 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 18: Daniel Tosh at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 25: Nick Swardson at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Friday, March 31: Ron White at 10 p.m.
APRIL 2017
  • Saturday, April 1: Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • April 14 – 15: Gabriel Iglesias at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • April 21 – 22: Ray Romano & David Spade at 10 p.m.
  • April 28 – 29: George Lopez at 10 p.m. – recently added
MAY 2017.
  • Friday, May 12: Wayne Brady at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Saturday, May 13: Jay Leno at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • May 19 – 20: Bill Maher at 10 p.m.
  • May 27 – 28: Gabriel Iglesias at 10 p.m. – recently added
JUNE 2017
  • June 2 – 3: Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • Friday, June 9: Daniel Tosh at 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 10: Daniel Tosh at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, June 23: Kathleen Madigan at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Friday, June 30: Jim Jefferies at 10 p.m. – recently added
JULY 2017
  • Saturday, July 1: Jim Jefferies at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • Saturday, July 8: Wayne Brady at 10 p.m. – recently added
AUGUST 2017
  • August 11 – 12: George Lopez at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • August 18 – 19: Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 25: Jay Leno at 10 p.m. – recently added
SEPTEMBER 2017
  • September 15 – 16: Gabriel Iglesias at 10 p.m.- recently added
OCTOBER 2017
  • Friday, Oct. 6: Wayne Brady at 10 p.m. – recently added
  • October 20 – 21: Ron White at 10 p.m.
NOVEMBER 2017
  • November 24 – 25: Jim Jefferies at 10 p.m. – recently added
DECEMBER 2017
  • December 1 – 2: Ron White at 10 p.m.
  • December 8 – 9: Ron White at 10 p.m.
 
 About Aces of Comedy
The Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino features one of the most comprehensive and diverse comedic line-ups nationwide.  The 1,257-seat Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage hosts more than 100 annual performances.  The Aces of Comedy series, launched in 2010, has featured some of the most popular comedians worldwide including Daniel Tosh, Jay Leno, Ron White, Ray Romano, David Spade, Tim Allen, and Gabriel Iglesias among others.
 
About The Mirage
Ideally located, The Mirage Hotel & Casino is the place to stay and play. From the iconic Volcano to the lush tropical pool, guests experience an exotic world-class destination unlike any other. The resort features contemporary accommodations; dynamic entertainment including The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment, Boyz II Men and the Aces of Comedy series; tantalizing restaurants created by the world’s most renowned chefs including Tom Colicchio; a luxurious spa and salon; and Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. The Mirage is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mirage.com, call toll free at (800) 374-9000 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
 
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MGM Resorts International Public Relations
(702) 692-6726
lcampos@mgmresorts.com  
@LisaCampos29

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