Martin Short Will Appear on "Regis & Kelly" Sept. 19

News   Martin Short Will Appear on "Regis & Kelly" Sept. 19 Martin Short, currently appearing on Broadway in Fame Becomes Me, will drop by "Live With Regis & Kelly" on Sept. 19.

The show airs in New York City on WABC Channel 7 at 9 AM. Check local listings.

Fame Becomes Me opened at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre on Aug. 17, after previews since July 29.

The new comedy with music stars "SCTV" and "Saturday Night Live" veteran Short, and was conceived by Tony Award winner Short (Little Me) and Hairspray's Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

The production features music by Shaiman (who is also cast member), lyrics by Wittman and Shaiman and direction by Wittman. Charlie Alterman is the musical director. Wittman and Shaiman's Fame Becomes Me score includes such tunes as "Stepbrother de Jesus," "12 Step Pappy" and "Sniff, Sniff."

Joining Short onstage are Brooks Ashmanskas (Little Me), Mary Birdsong ("Reno 911"), Capathia Jenkins (Caroline, or Change) and Nicole Parker ("Mad TV"). They play numerous different roles alongside Short "guiding the audience through an improbable musical version of his life story," according to press materials.