Photo Coverage: Stephen Collins and Drew Lachey Join Spamalot
Monty Python's SPAMALOT welcomed Emmy nominee Stephen
Collins ("Seventh Heaven," Because I Said So) and Grammy nominee Drew Lachey
("Dancing With The Stars," the band 98 Degrees) to Broadway's Shubert Theatre (
Collins, who is best known to television audiences as Rev. Eric Camden in the long-running WB/CW hit series "Seventh Heaven," assumes the role of King Arthur. Lachey, who rose to fame as a member of the popular band 98 Degrees and was the second season champion of ABC's top-rated reality competition series "Dancing With The Stars," takes over the role of Patsy, Arthur's trusted manservant.
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, the Tony Awardâ winning musical
lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular
motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has productions currently
playing on Broadway, in
SPAMALOT won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, the 2005
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, and the
SPAMALOT features a book and lyrics by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, direction by Mike Nichols, choreography by Casey Nicholaw and is based on the screenplay of Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Monty Python creators Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, with an entirely new score with two songs from the 1975 film and the Python classic "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" from 1979's The Life of Brian.
Monty Python's SPAMALOT is produced by Ostar Boyett Productions, The Shubert Organization, Arielle Tepper, Stephanie McClelland/Lawrence Horowitz, Elan V. McAllister/Allan S. Gordon, Independent Presenters Network, Roy Furman, GRS Associates, Jam Theatricals, TGA Entertainment, and Live Nation.
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT had its world premiere at
The Grammy Award-winning Original Broadway cast recording of MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT is currently available on Decca Broadway.
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT ticket info: Tickets are $111.25, $86.25, $76.25, $36.25 Telecharge 212 239 6200 or www.telecharge.com. PLAYING SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM, Saturday matinee at 2 PM, and Sunday at 2 PM and 7 PM.
Photos by Peter James Zielinski
Monty Python's Spamalot at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre
The Ladies of the Ensemble
The Men of the Ensemble
The cast celebrates Drew's return to Broadway!
The Broadway Spamalot Cast...
Takes it's bow!
Robert Petkoff, Stephen Collins
The entire casts sings a fond and funny farewell!
The leads of Monty Python's Spamalot
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life!
A very royal pair, Stephen Collins and Marin Mazzie
Drew Lachey, Stephen Collins
A King and his loyal manservant , Drew Lachey and Stephen Collins