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Steve Martin and Martin Short coming to Orpheum Theater April 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2018, 13:52 PM by Kelly Bartnick

 

STEVE MARTIN and MARTIN SHORT
PERFORM

"Now You See Them, Soon You Won't"
AT OMAHA’S ORPHEUM THEATER 
ON THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019 AT 7:00 PM

Tickets on-sale Friday, October 19 at 10:00 AM

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will perform a one-night-only show, “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” at Omaha’s Orpheum Theater on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 19 at TicketOmaha.com, at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street or by calling (402) 345-0606. Tickets start at $89.25.

In this 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.” As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel “An Object of Beauty;” the play “Picasso at the Lapin Agile;” a collection of comic pieces, “Pure Drivel;” a best-selling novella, “Shopgirl;” and his memoir “Born Standing Up.” His latest play, “Meteor Shower,” just concluded its Broadway run in a production starring Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Laura Benanti; and Jeremy Shamos, and directed by Jerry Zaks. Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Martin released his third full-length album called “Love Has Come For You,” a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. “Love Has Come For You” won a Grammy for Best American Roots Song for the title track and inspired the Broadway musical “Bright Star,” which received five Tony Award nominations and also received Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Martin and Brickell’s second album together, “So Familiar,” was released on Rounder Records and featured 12 remarkable songs that bought the acclaimed duo’s musical collaboration into fresh creative territory. Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers recently released their newest collaboration “The Long-Awaited Album” on Rounder Records. Follow Steve on Twitter @SteveMartinToGo.

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.” Short also starred opposite Maya Rudolph in NBC’s comedy show “Maya & Marty.”


* Ticket Omaha is the OFFICIAL ticket source for the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party run the risk of overpaying, purchasing illegitimate tickets and should be aware that Omaha Performing Arts is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets from these sources and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.