Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens, a candid chronicle of his rise from street performer to Wembley Stadium headliner. Izzard visits Mesa Arts Center to familiarize the fans of his comedy with his other accomplishments, to take questions from the audience, and to sell his book, of course.
Eddie Izzard is a multi-hyphenate who stretches beyond the usual show-business shtick. He is a transgender comedian best known to American audiences for his award-winning special Dress to Kill and, oh yeah, he also ran 27 marathons in as many days throughout South Africa for charity. Izzard’s an actor who advocates for LGBT+ rights and is now the author of