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'Monty Python Live' opens in London to mixed reviews
'Monty Python Live' opens in London to mixed reviews

The five surviving members of Monty Python reunited on Tuesday at the O2 Arena in London for a new show that includes comedy sketches, songs and other forms of the troupe's trademark silly humor. "Monty Python Live (Mostly)" will run for only 10 performances in London but will be broadcast to cinemas around the world. The production is directed by Eric Idle, who appears on stage with John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones. (Graham Chapman died in 1989.) The troupe announced its plans to reunite late last year and a barrage of media coverage ensued. The last time the group performed together was in 1998 at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Colorado. ...

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