WA – An Evening with John Cleese

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John Cleese appears at the University Temple on Sunday November 16th at 7:00 PM! Tickets are $28 and available from Brown Paper Tickets. Each ticket admits up to two people and includes a signed copy of So, Anyway…

Press Release:

John Cleese’s towering comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp satirical eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy’s DNA. In this rollicking 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.

University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary
1415 NE 43rd Street Seattle, WA 98105

MA – An Evening with John Cleese

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Comedy legend John Cleese (Monty Python, A Fish Called Wanda) appears at the JFK Library on Friday November 7th in conversation with NPR’s Robin Young. Tickets are $60 and include one copy of his memoir So, Anyway… available through Brookline Booksmith.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125
(617) 514-1600
Toll free (866) JFK-1960

NYC – John Cleese Signs

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Comedy legend John Cleese appears at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday November 4, 2014 at 12:30 PM to sign So, Anyway…

Author Event
A limited quantity of wristbands will be distributed and placed on your right wrist starting 9:00 am the day of the event with purchase of So, Anyway… Signing line forms outside the main entrance of the store.

Special Instructions
No memorabilia, personalization of books or posed photography. Photos can be taken from the signing line. Prior to reaching the author table, you will be asked to put all photo-taking devices away. Please follow the instructions of the events team. Questions, email crm2234@bn.com

Barnes & Noble
555 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017
212-697-3048

CA – Moonshine Signing

Devin Crane, Christopher Lautrette, Marcos Mateu-Mestre, Nicolas Weis and other Dreamworks artists sign at Stuart Ng Books in Torrance, CA on November 13th from 3-5pm!

This is such a great opportunity to meet the talent and creators of the book, as well as get a look at some other personal publications from featured Moonshine artists.

Meet the visual development artists of DreamWorks Animation Studio.  These artists create the characters and worlds of Megamind, How to Train Your Dragon, Monsters vs. Aliens, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, Shrek, and other animated films.  49 talented and prolific DreamWorks Animation Art Directors, Character Designers, Production Designers, and Visual Development Artists have collected their best personal works in the amazing full-color art book Moonshine.  Meet the artists who work on these films, see their artwork, and have them sign your personal copy of Moonshine

Stuart Ng Books
20655 S. Western Ave., Suite 104, Torrance, CA 90501

(Where the 405 and 101 freeways meet. Halfway between LAX and Long Beach)