PHOTO CALL: The Knights of Spamalot Begin the Procession to Broadway in Chicago

News   PHOTO CALL: The Knights of Spamalot Begin the Procession to Broadway in Chicago Monty Python's Spamalot, the highly anticipated new musical by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, began it's official pre-Broadway try-out at Chicago's Shubert Theatre on Dec. 21, 2004. By Feb. 14, it will have arrived for previews at the New York theatre of the same name for its Broadway debut.
From Top: Tim Curry; David Hyde Pierce; Hank Azaria
From Top: Tim Curry; David Hyde Pierce; Hank Azaria

Fans of the British comedy troupe Monty Python have been waiting for this live adaptation of the group's popular film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" for months.

At left stars Tim Curry, David Hyde Pierce and Hank Azaria hone their comic skills in Chicago. Below, Pierce, Azaria and Curry are joined onstage by co-stars Christopher Sieber, Steve Rosen and the infamous Chicken of Bristol.

Monty Python's Spamalot is directed by Mike Nichols. The production is scheduled to begin previews at New York's Shubert Theatre on Feb. 14 for a March 7 opening night.

Photos are by Joan Marcus


From Left: The Chicken of Bristol, David Hyde Pierce, Hank Azaria, Christopher Sieber, Steve Rosen and Tim Curry
From Left: The Chicken of Bristol, David Hyde Pierce, Hank Azaria, Christopher Sieber, Steve Rosen and Tim Curry
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