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Elton's Old Opening Act to Play the Post

Thursday 21 February 2008 @ 17:26 - GMT

A comedian who has been seen by Elton, Eric Clapton, Michael Caine and Twiggy is to be at San Francisco's Post Street Theatre for 10 performances.

The dates of Billy Connolly Live! are April 1-12.

Opening night is set for Wednesday, April 2, 2008.

Best known in the United States for his starring role in the eighties sitcom Head of the Class, Connolly, who was in Mrs. Brown with Judi Dench, most recently appeared in the cult classic Fido and is currently filming the as yet untitled X-Files sequel feature.

The San Francisco performance schedule is: Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.

All tickets for preview and opening night (April 1 & 2) are $40. Regular performances prices are: $50 for performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and $55 for performances on Fridays and Saturdays.

Tickets  go on sale Sunday, February 24 at the box office and through Ticketmaster.