MOUNTAIN SONG PRODUCTIONS AND CAT'S CRADLE PRESENTS
STEVE MARTIN AND MARTIN SHORT BRING “AN EVENING YOU WILL FORGET FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE” TO THE NORTH CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FEBRUARY 25TH
SHOW FEATURES THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS AND JEFF BABKO.
Tickets On Sale Friday, October 27th at 10AM EST
October 23, 2017 (Charleston, SC) – Expect an evening of nonstop laughs on Sunday, February 25th when Steve Martin and Martin Short bring “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” to The North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy® Award winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and renowned jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. Tickets go on-sale Friday, October 27th at 10am EST through all channels; there will also be a special pre-sale starting Wednesday, October 25th at the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center Ticket Office. The performance is co-presented by Cat’s Cradle Presents (Carrboro, NC) and Mountain Song Productions (Brevard, NC).
Tickets may be purchased in person at the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center Ticket Office, online at ticketmaster.com or NorthCharlestonColiseumPAC.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $85 to $250. Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.
In this special performance Martin and Short 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 is one of the most acclaimed and beloved talents in entertainment. His work has earned numerous honors including an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. Many of Martin’s films are considered modern classics including: The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, and Father of the Bride. 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 best-selling novella, Shopgirl; and his memoir Born Standing Up. His latest play, Meteor Shower will premiere on Broadway this fall in a production starring Emmy Award-winner Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti; and Jeremy Shamos, and directed by four-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Zaks.
Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Martin released his third full-length album called Love Has Come For You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come For You, won a Grammy ® for “Best American Roots Song” for the title track and inspired their musical Bright Star. Bright Star received five Tony Award nominations and also received Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Martin and Brickell’s second album together, So Familiar, was released on Rounder Records and featured 12 remarkable songs that bought the acclaimed duo’s musical collaboration into fresh creative territory. Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers recently released their newest collaboration The Long-Awaited Album on Rounder Records.
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.
About Cat’s Cradle Presents
Carrboro, NC’s Cat’s Cradle has been one of the premier live music venues in the Southeast for over 40 years, hosting bands as diverse as Nirvana, Public Enemy, Joan Baez and Iggy Pop. Cat’s Cradle hosted some of the Steep Canyon Rangers’ earliest shows when band formed while undergrads at The University of North Carolina. Cat’s Cradle presents over 400 concerts annually at its two clubs in Downtown Carrboro as well as in various venues throughout the Carolinas. For more information, visit www.catscradle.com.
About Mountain Song Productions
Mountain Song Productions presentsselect shows throughout the region including the annual Mountain Song Festival, a three day celebration of Bluegrass, Roots, & Americana music in Brevard NC hosted by the Steep Canyon Rangers. For more information, visit www.mountainsongproductions.com.