Steve Martin + Martin Short + 30 years = great chemistry, memorable show

They got the title, typically and self-deprecatingly, wrong: It most certainly won’t be An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, if you catch Steve Martin and Martin Short when they roll into Place des Arts Oct. 21.

Go figure that two of the sharpest wits of several generations would hook up decades after successfully going solo and become the hottest comedy tandem around. Just when most performers their age contemplate retirement, Martin, 73, and Short, 68, have taken their act on the road a few hundred times over the last five years and have no plans to slow down. They have done over 80 performances this year alone.

As amply evidenced in their Netflix special, also titled An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, Martin and Short bounce off one another effortlessly and hysterically and, yes, lovingly. They pull no punches in pointing out each other’s…

Original published: 2018-10-10 18:14:20 Read the full Montreal News here


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