John Cleese: Live on Stage for Conversation and Q&A after a Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail

John Cleese: Live on Stage for Conversation and Q&A after a Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail

SEPTEMBER 29 at 7:30 P.M.
Tickets on sale May 19

john cleeseLiving comedy legend, JOHN CLEESE, is heading in your general direction for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A on Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Absurd and/or ridiculous questions only, please. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available that include a photo opportunity with John. Tickets start at $59 (plus applicable service fees) and go on sale Friday, May 19, 412-392-4900, or 600 Penn Ave., downtown Pittsburgh.***

John will tell stories of his life and career and you just may finally find out the air-speed of an unladen swallow. Before John silly walks his way on to the stage, the excitement will build as the audience will get to watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail in its entirety on the big screen.

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.

About Heinz Hall

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts is owned and operated by Pittsburgh Symphony, Inc., a non-profit organization, and is the year-round home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The cornerstone of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, Heinz Hall hosts many events that do not feature its world-renowned Orchestra including Broadway shows, popular touring artists, comedians, speakers and much more. For a full calendar of upcoming non-symphony events at the hall, visit

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