1. MGM Springfield Brings Steve Martin and Martin Short

    MGM Springfield Brings Steve Martin and Martin Short

    MGM Springfield Brings Steve Martin and Martin Short:
    ‘Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t’ Tour to Symphony Hall

    Legendary Actors and Comedians Hit the Stage Thursday, September 12

     

    SPRINGFIELD, MASS (April 1, 2019) – MGM Springfield is pleased to announce comedic icons Steve Martin and Martin Short will bring their new comedy special “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” to Symphony Hall Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. The comedy legends Martin and Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show business. The duo will be joined on stage by GRAMMY Award-winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live! band member Jeff Babko.

    Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award, five GRAMMY awards, an Emmy, a 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. 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. Earning his first Emmy in 1982 alongside a Tony, Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award, Short is known as an “SNL” fan-favorite for his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and “legendary songwriter” Irving Cohen.

    Martin and Short’s Netflix special titled “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” received four Emmy nominations in 2018.   Tickets starting at $95, will go on sale to the general public Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets may be purchased online at mgmspringfield.com.

    M life Rewards loyalty members will receive access to a presale Wednesday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. EST. To join the M life Rewards program, or for more information, visit mlife.com. For more information, visit mgmspringfield.com.

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