Catch British comedy legend John Cleese comes to Dubai Opera on December 16. The Monty Python star will take to the stage for a performance of 'Alive! (Just)'
Dubai opera, Dubai
16 December 2020, 08:00 PM
16 December 2020, 12:00 AM
Legendary British actor, writer and comedian John Cleese is hosting an evening at Dubai Opera in December, bringing his signature smarts and withering wisecracks to the big stage.
The Fawlty Towers actor will host a show at Dubai Opera on December 16 that is expected to tickle viewers' ribs.
Cleese, 81, is arguably best known for his role as chaotic hotelier Basil Fawlty in BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers, which ran between 1975 and 1979.
Together with his Monty Python founders, the actor also appeared in the troupe's on-screen titles, including Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Life of Brian (1979) and The Meaning of Life (1983).
The one-man show, titled ‘Monty Python’s John Cleese – Alive! (Just) will be held on December 16. During the 90-minute show, the beloved star of he will “examine the dysfunctional world we live in”.
Expect a hilarious evening filled with the acerbic wit and observations that have made John Cleese a household name, from his beginnings in the Monty Python troupe in the 1960s, to his Oscar nomination for best screenplay for A Fish Called Wanda.
Tickets to John Cleese’s show at Dubai Opera start at Dhs195 for silver seating up to Dhs550 for a VIP ticket. There are also are range of exclusive boxes available, accommodating four to 10 people.
The bar at Dubai Opera will open at 6pm, and doors to the theatre will close at 7.30pm, ahead of Cleese taking to the stage at 8pm.