John Cleese! Eric Idle! The Oddball Comedy Festival! All coming to Austin!

John Cleese and Eric Idle. Photo by Rod Millington

John Cleese and Eric Idle. Photo by Rod Millington

Legendary actors/comedians/Monty Pythoners (Monties Python?) John Cleese and Eric Idle are bringing their sit-down comedy to Austin’s Bass Concert Hall Nov. 30. Tickets go on sale July 29.

In “Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time, “Cleese and Idle will blend scripted and improvised bits with storytelling, musical numbers, exclusive footage and aquatic juggling to create a unique comedic experience with every performance.

 

 

 

austin_02In other comedy news, The Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival Tour 2016 is coming to the Austin 360 Amphitheater Sept. 24.

This year’s Austin lineup includes Dane Cook, Sebastian Maniscalco, Ali Wong, Bobby Lee, Iliza Shlesinger and more. (As with years past, the lineup will vary from city to city.)

This year, IFC takes over Oddball’s second stage, now renamed IFC’s Slightly Off Comedy Stage.  The show before the big show will be hosted by Big Jay Oakerson and will feature local and emerging comics in each city.

 


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