“Monty Python” star John Cleese is headed back to Northeast Pennsylvania.
The comedy legend will bring “John Cleese: Why There Is No Hope” to F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m., the venue has announced today.
Tickets cost $59, $79, $99 and $124 for general admission and $325 for VIP seats, plus fees. VIP tickets include a premium seat, a post-show meet-and-greet with Cleese and a photo with him. Tickets go on sale to Kirby members Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. and then open to the public Friday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. FOr tickets, visit the box office or kirbycenter.org or call 570-826-1100.
Cleese previously stopped at the Kirby Center in 2017 for a screening of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and question-and-answer session with the audience.
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