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Date Of Birth:
December 14, 1946 (74)
Birth Place:
Sheffield, ENGLAND
 
Date of Birth: December 14, 1946 (74)

Birth Place: Sheffield, ENGLAND
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life! Photo Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!
by - Jun 18, 2021

From the comedic brilliance of the mighty Pythons and their hysterically inaccurate retelling of King Arthur’s quest for the Holy Grail, Eric Idle adapts his original Broadway script to streamline the music and laughter for a COVID-friendly environment.

SPAMALOT Will Be Streamed By the Cassidy Theatre This Month Photo SPAMALOT Will Be Streamed By the Cassidy Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

Always look on the bright side of life! Based on the classic British comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail', join King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table, the Lady of the Lake, and more off-colour crazy characters on a mad-cap medieval adventure in search of the legendary relic itself.

BWW Review: You'll Laugh a Lot at SCERA's SPAMALOT Photo BWW Review: You'll Laugh a Lot at SCERA's SPAMALOT
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 13, 2021

Be prepared to laugh a lot at the SCERA’s solid community theatre production of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, filled with witty zingers, clever sight gags, and production numbers every bit as over-the-top as they should be.

Socially Distanced SPAMALOT is Coming to The Livingston Theatre Company Photo Socially Distanced SPAMALOT is Coming to The Livingston Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

The Livingston Theatre Company will present the 2nd virtual main-stage of the 23rd season, Monty Python's SPAMALOT: Socially Distant Concert-ish Version. MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

BWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Columbus Immersive Theatre Photo BWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Columbus Immersive Theatre
by Paul Batterson - Mar 22, 2021

Before its 2004 debut on Broadway, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, Eric Idle’s musical take on the cult classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, raised a few eyebrows. Python purists wondered if a musical could capture the lunacy of the 1975 film. Broadway aficionados wondered if there would be a place for Monty Python’s brand of humor on the Great White Way.

Northern Stage Announces 2021/22 Season And New Courtyard Theater Photo Northern Stage Announces 2021/22 Season And New Courtyard Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2021

Northern Stage is thrilled to announce the construction of a new, seasonal outdoor performance venue, the Courtyard Theater, to open its 2021/22 Season on June 9, 2021. Situated directly behind its main performance venue, the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, the

Repertory Company Theatre Presents New Socially Distant Version of SPAMALOT Photo Repertory Company Theatre Presents New Socially Distant Version of SPAMALOT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

Repertory Company Theatre presents Spamalot. To address social distance restrictions during the pandemic this 'concert' version of SPAMALOT is intended to be played to a socially separated audience by a cast of socially separated actors, appropriately placed.

OCU To Open 69th Season With Regional Premiere Of Socially Distanced Monty Python's S Photo OCU To Open 69th Season With Regional Premiere Of Socially Distanced Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

Oklahoma City University's award-winning Oklahoma Opera and Music Theater Company will open its 69th season with its first-ever mainstage livestream: a newly unveiled pandemic version of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Monty Python's Spamalot.

Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today Photo Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

After a Members advance sale so busy it prompted the early extension of two productions, tickets for the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking new season go on sale to the public today. The 2020 season is one of the biggest ever and includes the much-anticipated opening of the new Tom Patterson Theatre. With the $100-million fundraising goal a hair's breadth away from completion, the bespoke theatre is one of North America's most significant new arts builds in decades.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces New Leads Of SPAMALOT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces New Leads Of SPAMALOT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 7, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today two new cast members to lead the production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT beginning November 14, with Jeff Diebold as King Arthur, and Keely Vasquez as the Lady of the Lake. SPAMALOT opened on September 8 to rave reviews, with the original cast members, Jonah D. Winston and Meghan Murphy originally at the helm in the roles of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake. Murphy and Winston will play their final week of SPAMALOT through November 10.     

BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Theater Hof Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Theater Hof
by Martin Ganeider - Nov 3, 2019

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Woodside Community Theatre's SPAMALOT Photo VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Woodside Community Theatre's SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

Woodside Community Theatre ('WCT') presents Monty Python's Spamalot, book and lyrics by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Extension Of SPAMALOT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Extension Of SPAMALOT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 26, 2019

By popular demand, Mercury Theater Chicago's critically acclaimed production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT will be extended into the fall and winter, with performances now running through December 29. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, SPAMALOT opened on September 8 to rave reviews, with Amanda Finn of NewCity noting a?oeSPAMALOT makes its triumphant return to Chicago, coconuts and all, in a no-holds-barred, good time show.a?? SPAMALOT is directed by Walter L. Stearns, with music direction by Eugene Dizon and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker.    

BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Mercury Theater Chicago Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Mercury Theater Chicago
by M. William Panek - Sep 26, 2019

A perfect night of theatre it ain't, but for Meghan Murphy's powerhouse diva and a communal bout of well-earned chuckles, SPAMALOT will leave you choosing wisely.

Woodside Community Theatre Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT Photo Woodside Community Theatre Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2019

Woodside Community Theatre (a?oeWCTa??) is proud to present Monty Python's Spamalot, book and lyrics by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez.

BWW Review: MARIN SHAKESPEARE'S SPAMALOT KEEPS AUDIENCES IN LAUGHS-A-LOT NOW THRU AUG Photo BWW Review: MARIN SHAKESPEARE'S SPAMALOT KEEPS AUDIENCES IN LAUGHS-A-LOT NOW THRU AUGUST 25
by Linda Hodges - Aug 20, 2019

Marin Shakespeare's SPAMALOT is an altogether delightful and uproariously zany production that has their audiences laughing almost non-stop throughout the show. Playing its final week now through August 25, SPAMALOT is a not-to-be-missed, hugely enjoyable show.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast of Monty Python's SPAMALOT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast of Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by Julie Musbach - Aug 15, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, running on the main stage from August 30 through November 3.

TheaterWorks Presents Monty Python's SPAMALOT Photo TheaterWorks Presents Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 14, 2019

The Tony Award-Winner for Best Musical, Monty Python's Spamalot, opens TheaterWorks' 34th season on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. This hilarious musical is lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail where audiences join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table on their quest to find the Holy Grail featuring a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls? Book and lyrics for the production written by Eric Idle; music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle.

BWW Review: SPAMALOT, FINLAND at Tornava's Summer Theater Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT, FINLAND at Tornava's Summer Theater
by Rosanna Liuski - Aug 11, 2019

Spamalot at Tornava's Summer Theater is full of physical comedy, keen actors and glee on a cool set design!

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