Tickets on sale July 1 for Martin Short in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN – Tickets for the legendary comedian Martin Short, who will be performing during the Lucy Town Half Marathon and 5k weekend on the evening of Oct. 12, will begin going on sale to the general public on July 1 at 10 a.m.

Tickets will be available by calling the Reg Lenna Civic Center box office at (716)484-7070 and online at The Reg Lenna box office will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday-Friday, and 10 2 p.m. on Saturday, beginning July 1.

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 (which recently earned him a spot in the star-studded “five-timers club” scene in the SNL episode hosted by Justin Timberlake on March 9, 2013). Short hosted the 2012 Saturday Night Live Christmas Special, was named “Hollywood’s Most Beloved Comedian” by Vanity Fair in their January 2013 issue, and is currently working with Lorne Michaels on a new television show for NBC.

Short has also starred in such iconic 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.