Best Seats to see Steve Martin
Upcoming Events Calendar
May 03Fri . 08:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin Short with Steve Martin and Martin ShortLandmark Theatre, Syracuse, NY
May 04Sat . 08:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin Short with Steve Martin and Martin ShortShea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
May 17Fri . 08:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin Short with Steve Martin and Martin ShortWind Creek Event Center, Bethlehem, PA
May 18Sat . 08:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin ShortHard Rock Live at Etess Arena, Atlantic City, NJ
Jun 14Fri . 10:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin Short with Steve Martin and Martin ShortRed Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
Jun 15Sat . 10:00 PM
Steve Martin and Martin ShortGerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail, CO
Before skyrocketing to fame, Martin did the comedy club circuit. His performance at Carolines on Broadway in New York City early in his career was pivotal. He went on to larger venues, though some of his best shows are in unconventional spaces, like the Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City or the Pageant in St. Louis. These smaller venues offer a level of intimacy that gets lost in larger settings. You see Martin the comedian, but also Martin the musician and actor, wearing all his hats (sometimes literally, if he breaks out the banjo).
So, let’s talk best seats. For a small venue, middle seats often provide the best sightlines and acoustics. If you're in a larger venue like the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, a front-middle section seat gives you that up-close experience without compromising on comfort or audio quality. The point is, you want a seat that allows you to fully absorb Martin's multidimensional performances, from his one-liners to his banjo solos.
Ticket prices? They can vary wildly depending on the venue and the city. For a show in a smaller town, tickets might start at $50 for general admission and go up to $100 for VIP experiences that might include better seating and sometimes merchandise. Larger cities could see starting prices of $75 and can go all the way up to $200 for premium seats. But hey, for a legend like Steve Martin, that's money well spent.
What’s intriguing about Martin's live performances is his ability to blend old and new. He's not a comedian who rests on his laurels. Instead, he innovates, blending elements of stand-up, music, and even magic. Over the years, Martin has toured with various performers, such as Martin Short, his frequent collaborator. The duo magnifies each other's talents, which makes for an electrifying experience.
In the era of cancel culture and heightened sensitivities, Steve Martin is a breath of fresh air. He’s been in the game long enough to understand the ever-changing boundaries of comedy, adapting without losing his unique edge. His wit is as sharp as ever, his observations just as piercing, and his performances an amalgamation of decades of fine-tuning his craft.
A Steve Martin performance is not just a comedy show; it's an event. If you’re planning to catch this legend in action, act quickly. His shows are infamous for selling out fast. Keep an eye out for presales, bundles, and special promotions. With the right strategy, you can score those coveted best seats without breaking the bank.