Why See Monty Pythons Spamalot?
Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and the quest for the Holy Grail in song, Monty Python's Spamalot features "a chorus line of legless knights, men in tights (with legs), killer rabbits and sexy dancing divas." The production also promises "some of the most unforgettable musical numbers you will ever see in the theater on this evening!"
Spamalot is an adaptation of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the 1975 film that is the best loved and most successful of the Monty Python screen ventures. This outrageous new musical stars Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) as King Arthur, David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) as Sir Robin and Hank Azaria as Sir Lancelot. Tony and Academy Award-winner Mike Nichols will serve as director.
Previews from : 14th February 2005
Opened : 17th March 2005
Closed : 11th January 2009
Directed by Mike Nichols
Choreography by Casey Nicholaw
Set and Costume Design by Tim Hatley
Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone
Sound Design by ACME Sound Partners
Music and Lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez
Book by Eric Idle
Based on the screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin
Audience: Monty Python's Spamalot may be inappropriate for children aged 4 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Sam S Shubert Theater.
Run time: 2 hours 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
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Opening night: 17 March 2005
WINNER OF THREE 2005 TONY AWARDS
Best Direction of a Musical (Mike Nichols)
Featured Actress in a Musical (Sara Ramirez)
WINNER OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 2005
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