For These Two Comedians, Unforgettably Forgettable Comedy is Their Specialty
Ready for a completely forgettable evening with two of the biggest names in comedy? Tonight, Steve Martin and Martin Short will come to Austin with their show, An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life. In this special performance, Martin and Short recall their iconic careers, creative influences and most memorable encounters, uniquely presented though a blend of stand-up, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business.
Steve Martin is one of the most acclaimed and beloved talents in entertainment. His work has earned numerous honors including an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. Many of Martin’s films are considered modern classics including: The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, and Father of the Bride. Martin is also an accomplished author and bluegrass musician. His 2013 full-length album Love Has Come for You inspired the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Bright Star.
Martin Short is a beloved comedian and actor, whose career spans television, film and theater. Since his breakout performances on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Short has become a household name with roles in feature films including the science fiction comedy Innerspace, Three Amigos, and as the quirky wedding planner, Franck Eggelhoffer, in the Father of the Bride series. He has also delighted audiences in Broadway performances including his 2006 revue Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and the 1998 revival of Neil Simon’s Little Me. Short has earned two Emmy awards for his writing in SCTV Network 90, as well as his involvement in the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks. He is also recognized for his performances in several television series, including Damages, Primetime Glick, Merlin and SCTV Network 90.
Martin and Short will also be joined on stage by the Grammy Award winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and renowned jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko.
This incredible event opens in Austin tonight at 7:30 p.m. On-site, adjacent, and valet parking options are available. Large bags, recording equipment, signs, and outside food and drink are not allowed in the theatre.
Elan Apartment Homes, the premier apartments in Austin, Texas, is inviting friends and neighbors to attend this unforgettable event!
Thursday, October 4, 2018—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Bass Concert Hall
2350 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, Texas 78712