Friday 27 September 2013

John Cleese - Last Time to See Me Before I Die, Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto, ON

This evening Gord and I went to see John Cleese - Last Time to See Mee Before I Die.

In Last Time To See Me Before I Die, Cleese will regale fans with stories and exclusive clips from his illustrious 40-year career. Canadian comedy fans simply cannot afford to miss this once-in-lifetime, John’s specifically, to get up close and personal with a true living legend before he, you know, dies*. 

*No one actually knows when John Cleese is going to die. We mean, presumably he will someday. But he’s not suffering from any kind of illness or disease, nor is anyone planning to kill him. At least, not as far as we know.

One of the most influential and important comedic voices in entertainment history, Cleese is a founding member of Monty Python, and responsible for some the most iconic films and television comedies ever made, including: Do Not Adjust Your Set, And Now For Something Completely Different, The Rutles, Life Of Brian, Meaning Of Life, and Fawlty Towers. John has also starred in such major Hollywood hits as A Fish Called Wanda, Silverado, Fierce Creatures, as well as multiple instalments of the Harry Potter and James Bond franchises. 

Cleese was at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Our seats were good ... we were in four row, on the right side.

For about two hours, he shared stories, starting with his childhood and having an eccentric mother.  He talked about how he got into performing and the friendships he's had and the people he's worked with over the years.

He showed lots of videos of his work from over the years ... here are my favourites.

It was a good show ... it was a fun way to get to know more about John Cleese.


Masshole Mommy said...

I think he is so funny. I wonder if he's coming to Boston at all?

Rosie said...

Sounds like so much fun, I think he is hilarious!