NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- There is funny, and then there is fall-off-your-seat hilarious. The illustrious careers of comedy giants Steve Martin and Martin Short unite on stage at Fallsview Casino for two nights as part of Fallsview Casino's April live entertainment.
"It's a huge opportunity to bring two of the biggest names in comedy to our stage," said Cathy Price, Vice President of Marketing with Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara. "Their unique style of comedy connects with audiences of all ages, and their natural tact for entertaining is a great extension of our brand experience."
Fallsview audiences will receive a double whammy of laughs when Steve Martin and Martin Short engage together in "A Very Stupid Conversation". Appearing with the Steep Canyon Rangers, the two comic-actor friends present a unique blend of entertainment that includes an interview-format conversation, pithy one-liners, singing, banjo playing and film clips, all the while recalling their respective careers and creative influences.
Leading off the lineup is the return of Legends in Concert, the ultimate live celebrity tribute show featuring the greatest collection of celebrity look-alikes in the industry.
Rock 'n' Roll royalty, six-time JUNO Award-winner Burton Cummings, known for hits like "These Eyes" and "American Woman", takes the stage for one night only before '90s pop-rock band Sugar Ray closes out the concert roster performing popular favourites like "When It's Over" and "Every Morning".
The complete April 2014 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:
LEGENDS IN CONCERT
April 3 - 13 (excluding April 9)
April 3, 7, 8 & 10: Showtime 3:00PM & 8:30PM
April 4: Showtime 9:00PM
April 5, 12: Showtime 3:00PM & 9:00PM
April 6 & 13: Showtime 3:00PM & 7:00PM
April 11: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $30
With incredible costumes and award winning performers, discover the unbelievable impersonations of Whitney Houston, The Blues Brothers, Michael Bublé, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna - a truly legendary experience. The Blues Brothers is a registered trademark owned by Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi.
Steve Martin & Martin Short in a Very Stupid Conversation
Appearing with the Steep Canyon Rangers
April 16 & 17: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $75
All-time favourite funnymen Steve Martin and Martin Short bring their award-winning blend of humour to Fallsview. With witty banter, signature stand-up and impromptu hilarious musical numbers, Martin and Short discuss, in their own unique way, their experiences in show biz.
April 24: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $55
Described as Canadian rock royalty, former lead singer of The Guess Who, Burton Cummings, performs his renowned hit singles such as "These Eyes", "American Woman", "Clap For The Wolfman", "Stand Tall", "Break It To Them Gently" and "You Saved My Soul".
April 25 & 26: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $30
The Southern California-based, multi-platinum pop rock band Sugar Ray is known for their infectious summer singles of the late '90s including "Fly", "When It's Over", "Someday", "Falls Apart" and "Every Morning".
Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders. It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.
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