June 28 & 29
Broadway @ The Art House Presents
Emmy Award Legendary Comedy Star from SCTV
with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host
Andrea Martin won her second Tony Award last June of 2013 for her performance as Berthe in the Broadway revival of “Pippin” directed by Diane Paulus. She is currently starring in a new television sitcom “Working The Engels” written by Katie Ford (“Miss Congeniality,” “Desperate Housewives”) which is now filming in Toronto. Her career began in the US touring company of “You're A Good Man Charlie Brown,” in which she played Lucy. During the tour, she visited Toronto Canada, fell in love with the city, moved there and within a month, got cast in the Toronto production of Godspell, in what is now considered the legendary cast; Victor Garber, Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Jayne Eastwood and Paul Shaffer, their musical director. Ms. Martin went on to appear in Leonard Bernstein's “Candide” as well as “Private Lives” with Maggie Smith and Brian Bedford at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival Theatre.
Ms. Martin has appeared in numerous theatre and television productions in Canada, the most notable being, Toronto's “Second City TV,” for five years, “The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour,” and most recently, “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” both for the CBC. She has hosted every televised award program in the country, is the recipient of both the Canada Walk of Fame and Women in Television and Film awards. For Martin's work in the recent production of “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” as well as her one woman show, she received Broadwayworld.com's 2010 best actress and best theatrical event awards. Ms. Martin has also received four ACTRA awards for her participation in SCTV, two GEMINI nominations for hosting the 2007 Winnipeg Comedy Festival and for the CBC miniseries, “St. Urban's Horseman.”
Her film credits include, the newly released “Breaking Upwards,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” (SAG Award nomination and People's Choice Award), “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” “All Over the Guy,” Mary Walsh's “Young Triffie's Been Made Away With,” “Stepping Out,” “Bogus,” “Wag the Dog,” “New York Minute,” both the original and remake of “Black Christmas,” and “Cannibal Girls” (co-starring Eugene Levy) for which she won the Best Actress Award at SITGES, the international horror film festival of Spain. Martin co-starred in the television series SCTV for which she won 2 Emmy Awards for writing and received an Emmy nomination for Best Actress. Her additional television credits include “My Big Fat Greek Life,” “Ed,” and “Nurse Jackie.” She is the recipient of 3 American Comedy Award nominations for several cable specials including her own “Andrea Martin Together Again,” which also received a Cable Ace Award nominationfor writing.