The Holy Grail

PlayBlog   The Holy Grail
 
The national tour of the Tony-winning musical Monty Python's Spamalot will end its three-year search for the Holy Grail Oct. 18 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, CA.


When the tour closes, the national touring production will have . . .

Played a total of 1,435 performances, 183 weeks in 101 cities.

Been seen by 2.5 million people and grossed $170,586,675

Used over 1,840 coconuts, supplied by the Coconut King in Florida.

Used a total of 8,610 pounds of confetti.

Used 1,098 tanks of liquid carbon dioxide to create the low-ground fog effect and 1,464 fire extinguishers for the Feet of God “blast off” effect.

Consumed over 115,000 AAA batteries in the 40 wireless microphones.

Ran over 101 miles of cable

Hired 5,050 local crew members to load the show in and out, and 2,525 local crew members to run the show.

Ironed a total of 4,305 feet of "blood."

Featured six different Kings: Michael Siberry, Gary Beach, Jonathan Hadary, John O’Hurley, Christopher Gurr, and Richard Chamberlain

Six original touring company members in the cast.

Catapulted the 45 lb cow 1,435 times over the castle wall.

For tickets visit OCPAC.org.

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