Steve Martin & Martin Short Add Two More Shows at The Colosseum August 25 & October 29
DUE TO DEMAND, COMEDY ICONS
STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT
ADD TWO MORE SHOWS OF “AN EVENING YOU WILL FORGET FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIVES FEATURING THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS AND JEFF BABKO” AT
THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE
AUGUST 25 & OCTOBER 29, 2017
Tickets on-sale Friday, January 27 at noon PT
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 23, 2017) – Due to demand, Steve Martin and Martin Short have added two new 2017 dates of their hilarious show “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Lives featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Tickets for the two new shows scheduled Friday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 29 will go on-sale Friday, Jan. 27 at noon PT. The performances are presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Entertainment.
The two new shows going on sale Friday, Jan. 27 at noon are:
Friday, Aug. 25
Sunday, Oct. 29
Previously announced shows already on-sale are:
Sunday, April 9
Sunday, July 23
Tickets for all four 2017 dates may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box office, by calling 866-320-9763 or online by visiting thecolosseum.com or axs.com. Ticket prices are $175.00/$100.00/$79.95/$49.95 (prices include 9% Live Entertainment Tax). Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. For groups of 10 or more, call 866-574-3851. Showtime for all performances is 7:30 p.m.
Audiences can expect an evening of nonstop laughs as the duo 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 began his career on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Mr. Martin shone as a stand-up on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Martin’s films are widely popular successes and are the kind of movies that are viewed again and again: The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), and Bowfinger (1999). 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 bestselling novella, Shopgirl; and his memoir, Born Standing Up. His writing has also appeared in The New Yorker. Mr. Martin is an accomplished, Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer who has won three Grammys for performing and composing. He has earned numerous honors including an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Prize, and the Kennedy Center Honor. Mr. Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical Bright Star premiered at The Old Globe in 2014, played a limited engagement at The Kennedy Center, and received acclaim in its Broadway run at the Cort Theatre. In addition to five Tony Award nominations, Bright Star received Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Mr. Martin’s Meteor Shower made its world premiere at the Globe in 2016.
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’ that ran this summer.