Inspired by a rude hotel owner Cleese encountered while filming with Monty Python, the BBC show became one of Britain’s most be-loved sitcoms, skewering everything from miscommunication with Americans to such eccentric characters as a woman who doesn’t want to turn up her hearing aid and wear out the battery.
And how will small-screen slapstick work on the live stage? See for yourself: A Night at Fawlty Towers continues on Fridays and Saturdays through June 15 at the Bug, 3654 Navajo Street. Tickets, $20 in advance and $22 at the door (with a pay-what-you-can Industry Night on June 3), are available online at equinoxtheatredenver.com or by calling 720-984-0781.
Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Mon., June 3, 7:30 p.m. Starts: May 24. Continues through June 15, 2013