John Cleese News

Date Of Birth:
October 27, 1939 (74)
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BWW Reviews: Theatre By the Sea Summer Ends with Splendid SPAMALOT
by Robert Barossi - Aug 27, 2014

For audience member's of a certain age, it's likely that they have heard of Monty Python. Younger audiences, on the other hand, may or may not want to do a quick Google search before seeing Monty Python's Spamalot at Theatre By the Sea. It all depends on just how surprised you are willling to be, just how comfortable you are at being caught off guard by a unique brand of comedy that Python's fans know only too well. Pre-show Googling or not, the true enjoyment of the show comes from just sitting back, relaxing and letting yoruself be wrapped in the warm embrace of some of the most weird, wacky, irreverant and witty comedy you ever likely to see in a Broadway musical. (more...)

ImprovBoston to Welcome The Cambridge Footlights, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

ImprovBoston proudly presents the legendary Cambridge Footlights for a one-night-only show this Sunday, August 31 at 7:30PM. Embarking on an international tour with their show, Real Feelings, their sharp, hilarious sketches visit Britain, Edinburgh and select American cities. (more...)

Kelly Briggs Stars in Monty Python's SPAMALOT, Beginning Tonight at NJ's Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the madcap Tony Award-winning musical continues Surflight Theatre's 65th Anniversary Season from today, July 30, through August 24. Directed by Charlie Siedenburg and choreographed by Jenn Rapp, with music direction by Henco Espag, Monty Python's SPAMALOT will have a press opening on July 31 at 8pm. (more...)

NJ's Surflight Theatre to Present Monty Python's SPAMALOT, 7/30-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the madcap Tony Award-winning musical continues Surflight Theatre's 65th Anniversary Seasonfrom July 30 - August 24. Directed by Charlie Siedenburg and choreographed by Jenn Rapp, with music direction by Henco Espag, Monty Python's SPAMALOT will have a press opening on July 31 at 8pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Monty Python Bids Emotional Farewell at Final MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) Performance in London
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2014

The five surviving members of Monty Python just bid an emotional farewell in their final performance of MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) at London's O2 Arena. For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunited on stage for this special, historic trip down memory lane. Watch a video of their curtain call below! (more...)

ABBA to Release Landmark 'Live at Wembley Arena' Concert, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

By the time ABBA played London's Wembley Arena in November 1979, they had spent five years in the public spotlight although it seems a short time now, they had lived several lives in that period. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Set for City Lights Theater, 7/24-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

King Arthur and the Knights Who Say 'Ni.' Lancelot and a killer rabbit. The Lady of the Lake and her own troupe of Laker Girls. They're all jousting their way onto the stage for City Lights Theater Company's big summer musical, Monty Python's SPAMALOT. Directed by Jeffrey Bracco, SPAMALOT runs July 24 through August 31 at 529 S. Second St. in San Jose. (more...)

Surflight Theatre to Present SPAMALOT, 7/30-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the madcap Tony Award-winning musical continues Surflight Theatre's 65th Anniversary Seasonfrom July 30 - August 24. Directed by Charlie Siedenburg and choreographed by Jenn Rapp, with music direction by Henco Espag, Monty Python's SPAMALOT will have a press opening on July 31 at 8pm. (more...)

MONTY PYTHON live (mostly) in den UCI Kinos am 20.07.14
by Marcel Konrath - Jul 14, 2014


West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive to Stage Monty Python's SPAMALOT, 8/1-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The West Fargo SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE will present Monty Python's SPAMALOT August 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9 at 7:30pm and August 3 at 2:30pm at West Fargo High School. (more...)

Rich Mix Cinema to Present Live Screening of Monty Python Reunion Tour From 02 Arena, July 20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

On Sunday July 20th at 7pm RICH MIX CINEMA will screen live from the 02 Arena the final night of the highly reviewed, totally sold out MONTY PYTHON reunion tour performed by Michael Palin, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle who reunite for Monty Python Live (mostly). For many people who were unable to grab this year's hottest comedy tickets, the live screening at Rich Mix Cinema will enable the Shoreditch cinema's audiences join the crowd at the 02 in a final weepy, hilarious, uproarious, outrageous farewell to the five remaining Pythons as they head for The Old Jokes Home ....on the big HD screen. (more...)

The Trek of Queen Mary 2 to Begin with George Takei Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Before Queen Mary 2 sails her 28 July Transatlantic Crossing, select Cunard Line guests will take an enlightening journey through the life of actor, activist and social media superstar George Takei. (more...)

Review Roundup: Monty Python at the O2
by Review Roundups - Jul 02, 2014

Monty Python Live (mostly) opened on stage at the London O2 Arena for 10 memorable nights in July. This reunion promises to be the biggest live event of the year and their final show, 'The Last Night of the Pythons' will be broadcast live into more than 450 cinemas in the UK, and into 1500 cinemas worldwide. (more...)

Behind The Scenes: MONTY PYTHON, ONE DOWN, FIVE TO GO
by Emily Ball - Jul 01, 2014

After two weeks of intense rehearsals the surviving members of the Monty Python gang are ready to take to the stage for the World Premiere of Monty Python Live (mostly): One Down, Five to Go, on Tuesday 1st July. We are promised a "crazy party" and a "high-powered energetic show...especially for 70-year-old men". (more...)

Monty Python Launches Official Fan SPAM Club
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Monty Python fans can now join the comedy troupe's official Monty Python's SPAM Club, claiming to be 'the worst run fan club in the world'! (more...)

UK's Museum of Comedy Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Collected by Martin Witts (Owner of The Leicester Square Theatre) from a lifetime's work in the UK's Comedy Industry, this is one of the most comprehensive collections of Comedy memorabilia ever to be amassed in one place. (more...)

MONTY PYTHON LIVE (Mostly) from London's O2 to Hit U.S. Theaters this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will reunite on stage for a special, historic trip down memory lane. (more...)

Terry Gilliam
by - May 14, 2014


Final MONTY PYTHON Reunion Show to Be Streamed Live in Theaters!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Stephen Joseph Theatre turned to Twitter today to announce that the highly anticipated MONTY PYTHON LIVE show will be live streamed to theaters. (more...)

Paul Mecurio Coming to Bridge Street Live, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Comedy Night: Paul Mecurio at Bridge Street Live is set for Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $25 GA, $35 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/PM2014. (more...)

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