Tom Hewitt to Star in Monty Python's Spamalot at Theatre Under the Stars
By Carey Purcell
Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt will star as King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot at Hobby Center for The Performing Arts. The production runs May 14-26.
Spamalot is directed and choreographed by Marc Robin, with musical direction by Jeff Rizzo, and the cast includes Jonathan Hammond as Sir Lancelot, The French Taunter, a Knight of Ni and Tim the Enchanter; Brian Sears as the Mayor, Patsy and as Guard 2; Brian Shepard as Prince Herbert, the Historian, Not Dead Fred, the French Guard and a Minstrel; Kevin Covert as Dennis’ Mother, Sir Bedevere and Concord; Jeremy Webb as Sir Robin, Guard 1 and Brother Maynar; Adam Monley as Sir Dennis Galahad, The Black Knight and Prince Herbert’s Father. Janine DiVita will play The Lady of the Lake.
Completing the cast are Lindsay Bracco, Sam Burkett, Caitlin Cannon, Danny Dyer, Kayla Hall, Afra Hines, Laura Henning, Andrew Hodge, Logan Kesler, Sam Kiernan, Julia Krohn, Alissa LaVergne, Robin Masella, Patrick O’Neill, Chuck Ragsdale, Buddy Reeder, Michaeljon Slinger and Borris York.
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 tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail.
Hewitt received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for his performances in Broadway’s The Rocky Horror Show. His other work on Broadway includes Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Dracula: The Musical and The Lion King. He has toured nationally in Peter Pan, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Urinetown.
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