Martin Short News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1950 (67)
Birth Place: Hamilton, ON, CANADA
Gender: Male
Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting MondayGo Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2. (more...)

For Your EMMY Consideration: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth & Jennifer Hudson!For Your EMMY Consideration: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth & Jennifer Hudson!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 13, 2017

Among the potential EMMY nominees this year may be HAIRSPRAY LIVE! standouts Kristin Chenoweth, who took on the role of Velma Von Tussle in the NBC live broadcast, and Jennifer Hudson, who portrayed Motormouth Maybelle. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, June 28, 2017Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, June 28, 2017
by - Jun 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 28, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reunite for PanelPhoto Flash: Stars of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reunite for Panel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

The stars and creative team of 'HAIRSPRAY LIVE!' reunited for a panel discussion and special performances on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy, North Hollywood. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Brings Down the House with Latest 'I Know Where I've Been'VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Brings Down the House with Latest 'I Know Where I've Been'
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2017

Jennifer Hudson is once again taking the world by storm as she blows the roof off of venues with her rendition of 'I Know Where I've Been,' which she first performed as part of NBC's 'Hairspray Live!' This time she took the stage at an FYC event at the Television Academy, check out the video below! (more...)

Seth Meyers to Headline 25th Annual Comedy NightSeth Meyers to Headline 25th Annual Comedy Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Late-night host Seth Meyers will headline the 25th Annual Comedy Night hosted by metro Detroit's only food rescue organization, Forgotten Harvest, at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, June 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.   The Galinsky brothers have worked with actors that have gone on to such films as 2012, August Rush, Righteous Kill among others, and television shows including "Orange Is The New Black," "The Good Wife," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," among others. (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM Competition to Trek Across the U.S.THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM Competition to Trek Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  (more...)

JUST FOR LAUGHS SYDNEY Makes First Line-Up AnnouncementJUST FOR LAUGHS SYDNEY Makes First Line-Up Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The 7th edition of Just For Laughs Sydney is thrilled to make its first announcement for this year's festival with another amazing line-up, featuring some of the biggest and funniest international and Australian comedy stars including Kevin Bridges, Rhys Darby, Gad Elmaleh, Bert Kreischer and podcasters My Favorite Murder. (more...)

Jason Alexander to Take the Stage in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTCJason Alexander to Take the Stage in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, presented as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski Join Cast of Bron's Animation Production of 'THE WILLOUGHBYS'Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski Join Cast of Bron's Animation Production of 'THE WILLOUGHBYS'
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Bron Animation has added Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski and Sean Cullen to the cast of its production of The Willoughbys, based on the popular children's book of the same name by Newbery® Award winning author Lois Lowry, it was announced today by Bron Animation President Brenda Gilbert. (more...)

TAKE OFF, EH! with Dave Thomas & Rick Moranis Set for The Second City Toronto This JulyTAKE OFF, EH! with Dave Thomas & Rick Moranis Set for The Second City Toronto This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Dave Thomas and The Second City will present TAKE OFF, EH!, a star-studded intimate evening featuring performances from some of Canada's biggest names in comedy and music on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 on The Second City Toronto's Mainstage, with proceeds going to 'Jake Thomas's Road to Recovery' and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. (more...)

First Look: Steve Martin Covers June/July Issue of AARP The MagazineFirst Look: Steve Martin Covers June/July Issue of AARP The Magazine
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

Coming out of a decades-long hiatus from stand-up comedy, Steve Martin covers the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine with an article that talks about his return to that stage, family and keeping happy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Crest Theatre Hosts JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTYPhoto Flash: Crest Theatre Hosts JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

On May 23, the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach, Florida was proud to present the sixth appearance of Jim Caruso's Cast Party with Billy Stritch at the piano. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

VBWFF Announces Film Selections, Burt Reynolds Legend AwardVBWFF Announces Film Selections, Burt Reynolds Legend Award
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Second Annual Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival (VBWFF) has announced the official selections for the 2017 event, held June 8-11 at various screening locations in Vero Beach, FL. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Show-Stopping HAIRSPRAY LIVE Number at CTGLA's 50th Anniversary CelebrationVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Show-Stopping HAIRSPRAY LIVE Number at CTGLA's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

LA's Center Theatre Group celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a plethora of performance stars including Jennifer Hudson who took the stage at the gala event and performed one of her most show-stopping numbers from Hairspray Live, 'I Know Where I've Been.' (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Taking on Empowering Role in HAIRSPRAY LIVEVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Taking on Empowering Role in HAIRSPRAY LIVE
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

Jennifer Hudson recently sat down with GoldDerby to have a conversation about what it was like taking on the iconic role of Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's Hairspray Live. Hudson describes the role as deeply empowering and very relevant to times today. She also touches on the difficulties in taking on a role that so many greats have played before her and how she brought her own experiences into the character. Check out the full interview for more. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Kristin Chenoweth & Neil MeronBWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Kristin Chenoweth & Neil Meron
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On Monday, May 22 (6PM) SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld will host a special screening of Hairspray Live! followed by a Q&A with Kristin Chenoweth and Executive Producer Neil Meron. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St). (more...)

More Tuna! Broadway's OH HELLO! to Premiere on Netflix This June!More Tuna! Broadway's OH HELLO! to Premiere on Netflix This June!
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

Nick Kroll turned to Twitter today to announce the news that Broadway's OH HELLO! in which he co-starred with John Mulaney, will debut on Netflix on June 13th. (more...)

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