John Cleese Live on Stage Stops in Nashville for one-night engagement November 11
Fans can join Cleese for conversation and Q&A after a screening of ‘Monty Python and The Holy Grail'
Tickets on sale Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Living comedy legend, John Cleese, is heading to Nashville for a live and unforgettable one-night-only evening of conversation and audience Q&A at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s War Memorial Auditorium on November 11, 2017.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 28, at 10:00 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville.
In this highly-anticipated event, fans of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” will screen the well-beloved film, building excitement, before Cleese silly-walks his way onto the stage. Cleese will tell stories of his life and career, and you just may finally find out the air-speed of an unladen swallow. Absurd and/or ridiculous questions only are requested, please. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available which include a photo opportunity with Cleese.
Don’t miss your chance to see the man who has achieved nothing short of comedy royalty in this thrill-of-a-lifetime evening. Produced by The Backlot Project.
***Coconuts NOT included in the ticket price.
About John Cleese
On the small screen, John Cleese is known for his work on programs such as Cheers, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Will & Grace, and the Emmy®-nominated TLC documentary The Human Face with John Cleese. His film credits include Silverado, The Out-of-Towners, Rat Race and Kenneth Branagh’s Frankenstein. He also co-authored two best-selling books on psychology – Families and How to Survive Them and Life and How to Survive It – and served briefly as Minister of Defense in the John Major Cabinet. He recently completed his autobiography So, Anyway… which was described by the Daily Mail as “self-obsessed.” In his twilight years, John passes his time writing film scripts, giving speeches to business audiences, doing seminars on creativity, teaching at Cornell, paying alimony, and doting on three huge cats and a fish.
About The Backlot Project
Created by Mills Entertainment, The Backlot Project brings the most beloved stars of television and film from the screen to an exciting and intimate live setting. Each Backlot Project is interactive and takes audiences behind the scenes as the brightest stars engage in a tell-all conversation with the talents that brought their favorite moments in entertainment to life.
About Mills Entertainment
Mills Entertainment is a leading producer and promoter of branded live entertainment. Mills collaborates with top brands and personalities to develop, market, and produce live events throughout the US and worldwide. Current projects include Mel Brooks: A Hilarious Live Conversation, Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, Dolan Twins 4OU Tour, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live, Cesar Millan Live and many more. www.millsentertainment.com
If You Go:
John Cleese and the Holy Grail
November 11, 2017
TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium
505 Deaderick St.
Performance schedule, prices, and cast are subject to change without notice. Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is a nonprofit arts organization funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission. TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.