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Photo Flash: Eric Idle Surprises the Muny's SPAMALOT Cast on Opening Night!

The Muny presents John O'Hurley in the first show of its fantastic 95th Season, Monty Python's Spamalot, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones. The show opened last night, June 17, and you can check out photos from the show and after party below!

Mr. O'Hurley returns to The Muny as King Arthur. He debuted at The Muny in the 1986 production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. John is best known as "J. Peterman" on Seinfeld, which is now the #1 syndicated show in the world and can be seen in 85 countries. John won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his work on Seinfeld.

Based on the 1975 film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot has a book by Eric Idle and music byJohn Du Prez. Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and raises silliness to an art form. Monty Python's Spamalot is the winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical.

The Muny production features scenic design by Sam and Steve Gilliam, sound design by Jason Krueger, lighting design by Seth Jackson and costume design by Leon Dobkowski. Ben Whiteley serves as the musical director, and the production stage manager is Nevin Hedley.

To purchase Season Tickets by phone, call (314) 361-1900, extension 550, or order online at www.muny.org. The Muny Box Office is now open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Show photo credit: Larry Pry/The Muny. Party photo credit: Phillip Hamer/The Muny.

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Cast of Spamalot with Eric Idle


Dee Hoty, Denis Jones


Sally Glaze, Cara Salerno


Steve Spiegel, Eric Idle, John O'Hurley, Lisa O'Hurley


Eric Idle, John O'Hurley, Lisa O'Hurley


Eric Idle, Cast of Spamalot


Eric Idle, Cast of Spamalot


Eric Idle, Cast of Spamalot


Eric Idle


Kevin Cahoon, Chris Hoch


John O'Hurley, David Hibbard


Chris Hoch, Tally Sessions


Cast of Spamalot


John O'Hurley, David Hibbard


Michele Ragusa


Michele Ragusa, Ben Lanham, Ben Davis


Dionna Littleton, Michele Ragusa, Beth Johnson Nicely


Male Ensemble


Kayla Hall, Colby Dezelick, Amanda Phillips


Denis Jones, Barry Busby, John Carroll


Michele Ragusa, Denis Jones


Denis Jones, Tally Sessions


Men of Spamalot


Kevin Cahoon, John Scherer, Ben Davis, David Hibbard, Tally Sessions, John O'Hurley


Cast of Spamalot


Denis Jones, Female Dancers


Sarah Meahl, Barry Busby


Denis Jones, James Jarrott


Steven Gant, Ben Lanham, Sally Glaze, Adam Rogers, Ryan Fitzgerald


Jayoung Yoon, Leon Dobkowski, Ben Davis


Neil Shastri, Sarah Meahl


Neil Shastri, Sarah Meahl


Barry Busby, Sally Glaze, John T. Wolfe


Jacob Lacopo, Cara Salerno


Ashley Peacock & guest


Cara Salerno, Ben Lanham, Ashley Peacock


Amanda Phillips, Michael Baxter


Steven Gant, Ben Lanham, Sally Glaze, Adam Rogers, Ryan Fitzgerald


Lacob Lacopo, Sally Glaze


Eric Idle and Cast

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