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John Cleese in conversation with Eric Idle

Live Talks Los Angeles

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Glendale, CA

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Reserved Seat + John Cleese's book 3 Tickets Ended $50.00 $3.74
Pre-event reception (6:30-7:30pm) + John Cleese's book + Premium Reserved seats Sold Out Ended $95.00 $6.22
General Admission Sold Out Ended $27.00 $2.48

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Live Talks Los Angeles invites you to:

John Cleese
in conversation with
Eric Idle

discussing his memoir
So, Anyway...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

8pm (Reception: 6:30-7:30pm)
(Doors open for General Admission tickets at 7:00pm)
The Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91203 


$27 General Admission
$50 Reserved Seats* + John Cleese's memoir 
$95 Premium Seats* + Reception (6:30-7:30pm) + John Cleese's memoir

(All tickets include $2 Alex Theatre restoration  facility fee.
Proceeds from the reception support the Live Talks LA "Newer Voices" series.")
*At check in, you will get a ticket that gives you access to a seats in the reserved block of seats based on ticket type purchased.
Tickets including books will get signed books at the event.
Signed books will also be available for purchase at the event


John Cleese achieved his first big success in London’s West End and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. He went on to co-found the legendary Monty Python films that include Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Life of Brian. In the mid-1970s, John Cleese and his first wife, Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the now classic sitcom, Fawlty Towers. Later, he wrote and co-starred in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He has appeared in many other films, from James Bond to Harry Potter to Shrek, and has guest-starred in TV shows that have included 3rd Rock from the SunWill & Grace, and Entourage. He lives in London.

In his memoir, So, Anyway…, Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at Cambridge University (with future Python partner Graham Chapman), to the founding of the landmark comedy troupe that would propel him to worldwide renown. After getting his start as a writer and actor on the landmark David Frost-hosted The Frost Report, where he worked alongside many who would also later become comedy icons, Cleese landed his most famous role as a star of the TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus. To the legions of Python fans and comedy aficionados, Cleese's work with the Pythons has become the stuff of legend. His signature characters—including the Minister of Silly Walks and the owner (and would-be returner) of a dead parrot—embodied his knack for madcap buffoonery played completely straight and catapulted him to the shortlist of funniest men alive. Twisting and turning through amazing stories and hilarious digressions—with some brief pauses along the way that comprise a fascinating primer on what’s funny and why—this story of a young man’s journey to the pinnacle of comedy is a masterly performance by a master performer.

Eric Idle  is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer and comedic composer. Idle was a member of the English surreal comedy group Monty Python, a member of the Rutles on Saturday Night Live, and the author of the Broadway musical Spamalot.

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Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM


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Live Talks Los Angeles is a series of on-stage conversations in various venues in the Los Angeles area featuring writers, actors, musicians, humorists, artists, chefs, scientists and thought leaders in business.  
 
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