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Martin Short to perform on Staten Island tonight

Funnyman Martin Short comes to St. George Theatre
Photo by Brad Barket

Fans of “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” and numerous other over-the-top comedies will be thrilled to hear that veteran comedian and A-List actor Martin Short is coming to Staten Island tonight. Examiner has learned that he will headline the anniversary gala tonight (May 17) at Staten Island’s historic St. George Theatre. The Staten Island Advance and The St. George Theatre web site indicates that tickets are still available. For more information or to purchase tickets visit and or call the box office at 718-442-2900. Tickets to this event do not come cheap, “They'll run you $49-$79. Grab 'em, folks,” added SI Live. For more on this exciting theater opportunity visit

“Don't worry if you can't rock the black-tie look: Just catch Marty before he blows up again in the soon-to-be starring opposite hot comic John Mulaney in a just-green-lighted new FOX sitcom, "Mulaney," added SI Live today.

“This enduring, often underrated, talent has truly done it all: From the apocalyptically awkward Ed Grimley on SCTV and "SNL" to his poignant, Tony-nominated leading man turn opposite Bernadette Peters. "The Goodbye Girl," adds the report today.

“This year alone the actor-comedian starred with Lea Michele in "Legend of Oz" (in theaters now) and opposite Reese Witherspoon in "Inherent Vice," the upcoming Thomas Pynchon adaptation from auteur filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson ("Boogie Nights," "There Will Be Blood"),” added The Advance.
Staten Island fans of comedy this event is sure to be an exciting local event this weekend!