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Spamalot Breaks House Record 3rd Straight Week

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Broadway's Tony Award winning Best Musical, has broken the house record at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) for the third consecutive week. This marks the ninth box office record SPAMALOT has set since opening in March.  

For the week of August 15 – August 21, SPAMALOT grossed $1,024,875.82.  That beat the record that SPAMALOT had set last week, when the production grossed $1,021,106.30.

In addition to the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, SPAMALOT also received the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, and the 2005 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Musical. In addition, to the Tony Award for Best Musical, SPAMALOT received the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical (Mike Nichols) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Sara Ramirez).

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.

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