Martin Short To Perform In Jamestown For Lucy Town Half Marathon And 5k

Comedian Martin Short will be the featured performer for the Lucy Town Half Marathon and 5k weekend.

Chautauqua Striders, the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena and the Lucy Desi Center for Comedy announced Tuesday the comedian will take the Reg Lenna Civic Center stage Oct. 12 for a 7:30 p.m. performance.

Short is widely known for his work in comedy, particularly through Second City Television and “Saturday Night Live,” where he is both a former cast member and a three-time host.

He has starred in such comedy films as “Three Amigos,” “Mars Attacks!” “Father of the Bride” Parts I and II, and has created the characters of Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley.

Most recently, Short hosted the “Saturday Night Live Christmas 2012 Special,” was named by Vanity Fair in their January 2013 issue as “Hollywood’s Most Beloved Comedian” and is working with Lorne Michaels to create a new television show on NBC.

See Wednesday’s edition for more information.