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Arts & Entertainment - June 24, 2022

The Martinaissance

Steve Martin and Martin Short are better than ever on stage and screen

by Peter Canavese

The old showbiz turn of phrase that a performer "needs no introduction" certainly applies to Steve Martin and Martin Short, who play Stanford's Frost Amphitheater on June 30. It's daunting even to begin to encapsulate their careers. Separately, each has a hugely successful background on the stage and screen as an actor, each has authored a memoir (Martin's "Born Standing Up" and Short's "I Must Say"), and each has collected endless awards and accolades.

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