SINGAPORE – British comedian icon John Cleese will carry out a stay stand-up present, Why There Is No Hope, at The Star Performing Arts Centre on Jan 8.
The Singapore present is the primary worldwide cease on his international tour.
The 82-year-old, whose profession dates again to the early Nineteen Sixties, was scheduled to carry out in Singapore in 2020 however the present was cancelled as a result of pandemic.
In 2014, he bought out two nights on the College Cultural Centre Corridor, Nationwide College of Singapore.
Identified for his darkish humour, the co-founder of iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python and star of critically acclaimed Seventies British sitcom Fawlty Towers will tackle matters akin to woke tradition, society and divorce in his efficiency.
Monty Python, which began in 1969 as a sketch tv sequence, turned a cult phenomenon that spawned stay exhibits, albums, a musical and flicks akin to Monty Python’s Life Of Brian (1979) and Monty Python’s The Which means Of Life (1983).
Cleese has additionally acted in motion pictures, together with A Fish Known as Wanda (1989) in addition to in a number of James Bond, Harry Potter and Shrek movies. He just lately acted in Christmas comedy Father Christmas Is Again and comedy Clifford The Huge Purple Canine, each launched this yr (2021).
He’s additionally the writer of books akin to his memoir, So Anyway… (2014) and the non-fiction Creativity: A Brief And Cheerful Information (2020).
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The place: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Trade Inexperienced
When: Jan 8, 8pm
Admission: Tickets are priced at $128, $158 and $188. Pre-sale tickets for members of organisers Dwell Nation go on sale Dec 2, 10am on the web site. Common tickets go on sale Dec 3, 10am by way of Ticketmaster (go to the Ticketmaster web site or name 3158-8588).