Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short will bring his comedy concert, "A Musical Evening of Comedy" to Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 13
The show will benefit the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital.
Tickets are $37.50 - $102.50 not including fees
Tickets go on sale Monday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at the Bushnell Box Office, order by phone 860-987-5900, or online at www.bushnell.org
Short won his first Emmy in 1982 while working on Canada’s "SCTV Comedy Network," which brought him to the attention of the producers of "Saturday Night Live."
He became a fan-favorite for his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and “legendary songwriter” Irving Cohen.
Feature films include: Three Amigos, Inner Space, Three Fugitives, Clifford, Father of the Bride, Pure Luck and Tim Burton’s Mars Attack as well as voiced for "Madigascar 3" and Tim Burton film Frankenweenie.
Broadway show are: Little Me, Neil Simon’s The Goodbye Girl and Fame Becomes Me."
Short returned to television in an Emmy-nominated role for the mini-series Merlin and host of The Martin Short Show, which garnered him seven Emmy nominations. Short also wrote, produced and starred in three comedy specials, winning two Cable ACE awards and an Emmy. In 2001, he launched the critically acclaimed Primetime Glick, garnering another five Emmy nominations. Short was nominated for his nineteenth Emmy award in 2010 for his work as the lawyer Leonard Winstone on the critically acclaimed FX series Damages.
Currently, Short can be seen on the CBS hit comedy series How I Met Your Mother in the recurring role of Garrison Cootes. His voice can be heard as the Cat in the critically acclaimed PBS series Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That.Copyright © 2015, CT Now