Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. March 16th, 2008. 7:00 p.m.Martin Short, one of our era’s true musical-comedy stars, makes his Miami debut at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in a musical evening at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall. Accompanied by a five-piece band, Short will sing and dance his way through Broadway show tunes and hilarious sketches and, along the way, reprises the most popular roles of his career, including fictional talk show host Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley from “Saturday Night Live.”
A star of stage and screen, Short has received numerous accolades for his work in the theater including, most recently, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical (2007) for Fame Becomes Me. He also earned a Tony Award nomination, Theatre World Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for his role alongside Bernadette Peters in the1993 Broadway production of The Goodbye Girl and a Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his work in the Neil Simon and Cy Coleman Broadway production of Little Me (1999). Since his first standout performance on “Saturday Night Live,” Short has created screen-stealing movie and television characters, most notably Ed Grimley, Jiminy Glick and the memorable Franck, the wedding planner in Father of the Bride.
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