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