“This is a delicious, wonderful comic cast,” said executive producer Mike Isaacson in a statement. “They promise anarchy, mayhem and pandemonium in its highest order. I fear for our audience, I really do, so I encourage all audience members to wear their suits of armor. In fact, anyone showing up in full armor will receive a free lemon freeze!…When I asked Bob Costas to lend his mellifluous tones to our production as The Voice of God, Bob simply replied, ‘When will they stop typecasting me?’”
Based on the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” Spamalot has a book by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez. The musical, according to press notes, "tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and raises silliness to an art form." Monty Python’s Spamalot is the winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical.
The Muny production features scenic design by Sam and Steve Gilliam, sound design by Jason Krueger, lighting design by Seth Jackson and costume design by Leon Dobkowski. Ben Whiteley serves as the musical director, and the production stage manager is Nevin Hedley.
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Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.