Brad Oscar Joins 'Spamalot' as Sir Bedevere, Dec.18

Monty Python's Spamalot will welcome Tony nominee Brad Oscar into the role of Sir Bedevere Tuesday, December 18 at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).

Oscar received a 2001 Tony nomination Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his work as Franz Liebkind in The Producers. Oscar will join fellow Monty Python's Spamalot cast members Jonathan Hadary and Marin Mazzie who play King Arthur and The Lady of the Lake respectively as well as Martin Moran, Lewis Cleale, Tom Deckman, Rick Holmes, and David Hibbard.

Directed by Mike Nichols, who won his eighth Tony Award for his direction of the musical, Monty Python's Spamalot has a book by Eric Idle, "lovingly ripped-off" from the screenplay of the Pythons' best- loved film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. The music is by Eric Idle and John DuPrez.

Monty Python's Spamalot won the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, and the 2005 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Musical.

Brad Oscar: (Dennis' Mother, Sir Bedevere, Concorde) originated the role of Franz Liebkind in The Producers (Tony nomination). He later went on to play the role of Max Bialystock over 1,200 times on Broadway, on tour, in London, and Las Vegas. Other stage work includes the Broadway casts of Aspects of Love and Jekyll and Hyde. Other: Forbidden Broadway in NY and LA; Damn Yankees and Cabaret, both at Arena Stage. Graduate of Boston University's College of Fine Arts, and has taught musical theater technique at Marymount Manhattan College.

Brad Oscar: Photo by Linda Lenzi

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