Saturday, August 19, 2006 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Cagle's Review: 'Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me' by Jess Cagle

This show has more laughs per minute than anything on Broadway.

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Sincerely bogus one-man show By ROBERT FELDBERG

Martin Short might be the funniest man in the world.

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A Short story by MICHAEL SOMMERS

"Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" is a droll romp and roll through the swamps of glory.

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Short's Autobiographical Revue Is Long On Talent By MALCOLM JOHNSON

What the Short guy needs now is for Wittman and Shaiman to find the right material for a book musical to highlight his daffy charms and his easy skill as a song-and-dance man.

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Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me
Review By Leonard Jacobs

Short is a true ensemble member who knows how and when to cede the stage. Only someone who can seize it could be so gracious.

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Short's incredible likeness of me-ness BY LINDA WINER

This is an uneven, mostly good-natured, handsomely produced evening of sketches, vaudeville bits and "Forbidden Broadway"-type spoofs that saves its freshest material for late in the nonstop…

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Conduct Unbecoming By TERRY TEACHOUT

Make way for the first train wreck of the season.

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Short on Broadway, short on entertainment By JACQUES LE SOURD

Martin Short deserved so much better than "Fame Becomes Me," the ill-conceived one-man show (with five supporting players) that opened last night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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THE SIEGEL COLUMN By Barbara & Scott Siegel

Martin Short + Kiki & Herb: Two New "Autobiographical" Musical Comedies Open on Broadway.

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Selected Shorts By: Joseph Marzullo; text by Michael Portantiere

Bette Midler, Chevy Chase, Jerry Seinfeld, James Marsden, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tom Hanks, Lauren Bacall, and a host of other stars turn out for the opening of Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me.

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Audio Slide Show: Becoming Martin

Martin Short talks about the influences behind his new Broadway show, "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me."

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The con story is all pros By F. Kathleen Foley

It's easy to fall for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," with Norbert Leo Butz's turn a special treat.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Review By Laurence Vittes

It's no patch on the movie--but it sure is its own damn thing!

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A 'Dirty Rotten' letdown By Evan Henerson

As was the case with "Monty," Yazbek's score is smarter than the material.

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Wily 'Scapin' charms audiences on Hoboken waterfront

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An August occasion by Halley Bondy

This season, the Signature Theater will present three plays by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson.

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Soaring Butterfly By Les Spindle

Luke Yankee moved to Los Angeles the day before the January 1994 Northridge earthquake struck.

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Bali not-so-high By MARK LOWRY

There is not enough of an age gap between Ron Raines' Emile de Becque and Gina Biancardi's Nellie Forbush in the Casa Mañana production of South Pacific at Bass Hall.

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Poor direction leads Casa's 'Pacific' horribly astray By LAWSON TAITTE

Can one man ruin a whole big musical? He can if he's the director.

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