Mar 13 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TINA FEY AND AMY POEHLER BRING RESTLESS LEG TOUR TO THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER ON JUNE 8
SPRINGFIELD, MA (March 13, 2023) – Comedy icons, writers, producers, actresses and Saturday Night Live alumni Amy Poehler and Tina Fey recently announced their first-ever live tour together Tina Fey & Amy Poehler: Restless Leg Tour which sold out almost instantly. The tour includes a limited run of shows where fans will see the duo celebrate their thirty years of friendship with an evening of jokes, iconic stories and conversational entertainment. Now due to demand, a new tour date has just been added in Springfield, MA at the MassMutual Center on Thursday, June 8!
“Having two of the most talented and entertaining women in comedy at the MassMutual Center is going to make for an exciting night in Springfield,” says MassMutual Center’s General Manager Sean Dolan, “I can’t wait to hear the stories that have accumulated over the last thirty years of their friendship! This is another great event that will continue driving Economic Impact to Western Massachusetts.”
“We are incredibly proud to announce yet another spectacular event in our already star-studded lineup coming to the MassMutual Center. The comedy duo of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will have guests laughing all night long, as they bring their Restless Leg tour to our stage. This latest addition is part of MGM Springfield’s ongoing commitment to bringing world class entertainment to the City and the region,” says MGM Springfield President & COO Chris Kelley.
Tina Fey is best known for creating and starring as ‘Liz Lemon’ in NBC’s 30 Rock, which received 103 Emmy nominations and 16 wins over 7 seasons. Fey also completed nine seasons on Saturday Night Live as head writer, cast member and co-anchor of “Weekend Update” as well as wrote the screenplay for the comedy hit movie, Mean Girls. Mean Girls was subsequently adapted for Broadway, receiving 12 Tony Award nominations, and is currently in production as a new musical feature film for Paramount.
Other projects include starring in Date Night with Steve Carell, lead voice in Pixar’s Oscar winning film, Soul, co-creator of Emmy nominated Netflix original, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Peacock series Mr. Mayor starring Ted Danson and Girls5Eva, which will launch its third season on Netflix. Fey’s memoir, Bossypants, landed on the New York Times bestseller list, where it remained for 39 consecutive weeks.
Amy Poehler is best known for her starring role in Emmy nominated NBC comedy, Parks and Recreation and is currently the executive producer and co-host of Peacock’s Baking It, with Maya Rudolph. Other projects include co-creator, executive producer, and lead voice of the FOX’s animated series, Duncanville, executive producer of Netflix’s Emmy nominated series, Russian Doll, Amazon’s Harlem and Adult Swim’s Three Busy Debras.
Last year, Poehler also made her documentary directorial debut with Amazon’s Emmy-winning documentary, Lucy & Desi, which she also was executive producer alongside Imagine Documentaries and White Horse Pictures. Poehler’s successful production company, Paper Kite Productions, has several projects in development, including the thriller-drama The Mother-In-Law, Peacock’s unscripted series The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning and the Netflix animated feature Steps.
General on sale begins Wednesday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m. For more information, please visit MassMutualCenter.com