This month, the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro is presenting a series titled “San Pedro BewHaHa, which consists of live stand-up comedy, followed by classic comedy films. Although not specifically gothic in nature, the series will include a few comedies that fall within the horror and fantasy genres: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, MONTY PYTHON AND THE LIFE OF BRIAN, and MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL. Admission prices for each event includes a comedy performance, a movie and small beer or soda. See below of dates and times.
Title: Young Frankenstein
Description: “A laugh riot from beginning to end, this classic parody from director Mel Brooks stars Gene Wilder as Frederick Frankenstein, who detests his family history but ultimately can’t resist the temptation to follow in his infamous grandfather’s footsteps. Adding to the fun is a brilliant supporting cast that includes Marty Feldman as bug-eyed assistant Igor, Madeline Kahn as Frankenstein’s frosty fiancée and Peter Boyle as the zipper-necked monster.”
Date: November 07 at 8pm. Film begins at 9:15 p.m. following comedy on stage.
Title: Monty Python and the Life of Brian
Description: Monty Python’s religious satire screens as part of the San Pedro BrewHaHa series. following comedy on stage. Born on the original Christmas Day in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian (Graham Chapman) grows up to join an anti-Roman separatist group. As he tries to escape trouble with the law, he finds himself reluctantly thrust into the role of the Messiah. Co-starring Monty Python legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle and Michael Palin, this classic religious satire pokes fun at fanaticism and hypocrisy.
Date: November 13 at 8pm. Film begins at 9:15 p.m following comedy on stage.
Title: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Description: Monty Python’s satire of Arthurian legend screens as part of the San Pedro BrewHaHa series. The Monty Python comedy clan skewers King Arthur and his knights of the round table as they quest far and wide for the Holy Grail in this inspired piece of lunacy that’s utterly quotable — particularly the bit involving knights who say “Ni.” John Cleese stands out as the Black Knight, who suffers gory, slow dismemberment at the hands of the mighty king himself yet maintains that “It’s just a scratch” after every whack.
Date: November 14 at 8pm. Film begins at 9:15 p.m following comedy on stage.
Location: Warner Grand Theatre, 478 West 6th Street, San Pedro
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