The Cross Insurance Center and Waterfront Concerts are pleased to present STEVE MARTIN and MARTIN SHORT on their Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t Tour featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko live at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, ME on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” the comedy legends will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business.
Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. 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, Martin shone as a stand-up on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and “Saturday Night Live.” Martin’s films are widely popular successes and include The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Parenthood
Martin Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on “Saturday Night Live” over 30 years ago. His popularity and exposure on “SNL” led Short to cross over quickly into feature films, including Three Amigos, Innerspace and Father of the Bride. An accomplished stage actor, Short won a Tony, Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for his role in the revival of “Little Me.” A two-time primetime Emmy winner and multi-nominated for both primetime and daytime Emmys, Short returned to television in 1998 for the miniseries “Merlin” and host of “The Martin Short Show.” Short’s New York Times bestselling memoir, “I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, “was published in 2014. In 1994, Short was awarded the Order of Canada—the Canadian equivalent to British knighthood. He was also inducted into the Canadian Walk of Fame in June 2000. In 2017 he received a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor-general of Canada.
In 2018, Martin and Short’s Netflix special titled “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” received four Emmy nominations.
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