University Temple United Methodist Church University District
Mon Oct 8, 7 pm
In 2016, former Stranger arts editor Sean Nelson wrote: "Of all the members of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Eric Idle has surely had the most fruitful third act. This would be true even if he'd done nothing more than serving as playwright and co-creator of the monumentally popular Broadway show Spamalot. But following that award-winning revivification of the entire Python enterprise, Idle has been more visible than his counterparts in recent years, owing in part to his discovery that the songs he wrote for the group—especially 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' (which, he says, has been the most-played song at UK funerals for the past 10 years)—have become cherished evergreens." The comic genius will be reading from his book, which is included in the cost of the ticket. He'll be joined by Ryan Stiles of Whose Line Is It Anyway? fame.