Last month, veteran Canadian comic Norm Macdonald sold out a show at Casino Regina. Last I checked, Short hadn’t managed that trick — but that was a couple of months ago, and at that point tickets were described as “limited availability” on the casino website, so I imagine he’s matched Macdonald in selling out the room.
Last November, Short released a memoir called I Must Say. The title references a catch-phrase of one of his more memorable characters Ed Grimley which Short debuted on SCTV before moving to Saturday Night Live. Judging by the billing for this show, the audience can expect a mix of stand-up, performances in character and reminiscences about Short’s 30 plus year career in show business.
An Evening With Martin Short goes Saturday Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. To close, here’s a segment from Jimmy Kimmel in February where Short speaks about his memoir