Hadary To Rein As King Arthur In 'Spamalot' Tour

Hadary To Rein As King Arthur In 'Spamalot' TourJonathan Hadary who recently completed his Broadway run with Monty Python's SPAMALOT as King Arthur, will continue to lead the Knights of the Roundtable on their search for the Holy Quail Grail on the North American Tour.

Jonathan Hadary takes the stage on Tuesday, September 2nd in Hartford, CT and will reign as King until February 1st, 2009.

Hadary has enjoyed a successful career on stage, film and television.  In addition to Monty Python's SPAMALOT, his Broadway credits include Awake and Sing (Drama Desk Award), All Shook Up, The Best Man, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy (1990 Tony Nomination), As Is (Obie Award), Torch Song Trilogy, Gemini.  He was in several Off-Broadway productions including God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Weird Romance, The Destiny of Me, Defying Gravity, 1,2,3,4,5, and the original production of Assassins. Hadary was in the National Tour of Angels in America as Roy Cohen for which he won a Jefferson and Helen Hayes Award. Mr. Hadary has been seen in the following films: A Time To Kill, Private Parts, A Simple Wish, Bait, Intolerable Cruelty, and upcoming Margaret.  He has appeared on television in "Sex in the City," "Hope & Faith," "Law & Order," "Guiding Light," "Party of Five," "Miami Vice."

Lovingly "ripped-off" from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python's SPAMALOT is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Director (Mike Nichols), as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Musical.

Directed by Mike Nichols, Monty Python's SPAMALOT features a book by Eric Idle, 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 music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez. Casey Nicholaw is the choreographer.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT is produced by Boyett Ostar Productions.  It can currently be seen on Broadway, on North American tour, in Las Vegas and in London's West End.

Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Spamalot features A Chorus Line of dancing divas ad knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight.

Photo Credit Ben Strothmann

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