Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Playwright, Author


Biography


Steve Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician. Martin came to public notice in the 1960s as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. Since the 1980s, having branched away from comedy, Martin has become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventually earning him an Emmy, Grammy and American Comedy awards, among other honors.


Shows by Steve Martin

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Synopsis

Bright Star is the story of one woman at two different points in her life: the first, when she is a wild young thing growing up barefoot and carefree in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina; the second, when she is a we... read more

Patter for the Floating Lady concerns Angie and the bittersweet end of her relationship with a magician. The magician wants to rekindle their love affair by levitating her with the hope that as she rises, she will realize th... read more

Comedian Steve Martin’s absurd comedy of historical fiction, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, has Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso meet in a bar in Paris in 1904, the year before Einstein’s theory of relativity and Picasso’s tran... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
8/14/1945
Show Categories
Musical, Play
Genres
Comedy, Romance