#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019
Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail!
BWW Exclusive: First Listen- 'Blast Off' from AMERICAN GIRL LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2018
Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical, coming to a city near you! AMERICAN GIRL LIVE is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship.
VIDEO: John Cleese Talks Using His Autobiography as ID
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018
On last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, John Cleese explains why he hates staying at hotels and tells a story about using his autobiography as a form of identification. Check out the clip below!
VIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway Previews
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017
On this day in 2005, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the smash hit musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, began previews at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.
STAGE TUBE: Comedian John Cleese Says 'Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare'
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2016
In a video published on Big Think, Comedian John Cleese said, 'I'm offended every day. For example, the British newspapers every day offend me with their laziness, their nastiness, and their inaccuracy, but I'm not going to expect someone to stop that happening; I just simply speak out about it.' He goes on to say, 'And the whole point about humor, the whole point about comedy, and believe you me I thought about this, is that all comedy is critical. Even if you make a very inclusive joke like how would you make God laugh? Answer: Tell him your plans. Now that's about the human condition; it's not excluding anyone.'
BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 29, 2015
The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast.
VIDEO: Comedy Legends John Cleese & Eric Idol to Hit the Road This October
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015
Britain's living legends of comedy, John Cleese and Eric Idle perform in their must-see new show, John Cleese & Eric Idle: Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time.
VIDEO: John Cleese Talks Monty Python Reunion & More on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015
John Cleese stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and revealed to Seth that he never liked Monty Python's 'Ministry of Silly Walks' sketch.
VIDEO: MONTY PYTHON Troupe Visits NBC's 'Tonight Show'!
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2015
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, when Monty Python's John Cleese gets tired of sitting next to Terry Jones, he and Jimmy swap seats. Check out the appearance below!
STAGE TUBE: Watch Previews for PBS' SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED with Morgan Freeman and David Harewood!
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2015
The next episodes of PBS' SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED features The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (Friday, February 6, 2015 at 9 p.m.) and Othello with David Harewood (Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10 p.m.). Check out previews for the episodes below!
STAGE TUBE: Monty Python Bids Emotional Farewell at Final MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) Performance in London
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2014
The five surviving members of Monty Python just bid an emotional farewell in their final performance of MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) at London's O2 Arena. For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunited on stage for this special, historic trip down memory lane. Watch a video of their curtain call below!
VIDEO: Monty Python Troupe Appears on BBC's GRAHAM NORTON SHOW
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2013
Comedy troupe Monty Python appeared on the BBC talk show THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW for a Christmas reunion and will make an encore appearance on tonight's New Year's Eve show.
VIDEO: New Trailer - Disney's PLANES
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2013
From above the world of 'Cars' comes 'Disney's Planes,' an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. Check out the newest trailer below!
BWW TV: SPAMALOT Visits LA's Pantages Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2012
Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, will return to Los Angeles, playing a strictly limited one week engagement February 28 - March 4, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre. Tickets for Monty Python's SPAMALOT may be purchased online at www.BroadwayLA.org or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Pantages Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Check out highlights from the show below!
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - John Cleese Guest Stars on NBC's WHITNEY
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2012
On Wednesday's episode of the NBC comedy WHITNEY entitled, 'Mind Games', Monty Python comedian John Cleese makes a gust appearance.
STAGE TUBE: Disney's WINNIE THE POOH Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2011
WINNIE THE POOH is now available on Blu-ray/DVD from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. The animated film is directed by Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall, and narrated by John Cleese. It includes brand-new songs performed by Zooey Deschanel. The cast includes Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, Tom Kenny, Bud Luckey, Travis Oates, Jack Boulter and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
STAGE TUBE: Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez on Bringing Music to WINNIE THE POOH
by Movies News Desk - Nov 29, 2011
The new Disney animated feature WINNIE THE POOH was released in theaters nationwide in July 2011. John Cleese and Craig Ferguson are among the stars lending their voices to the film, which includes a new version of The Sherman Brothers classic, 'Winnie the Pooh', sung by actress Zooey Deschanel. Tony Award winner Lopez and his collaborator/wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez have composed several songs for an all new film. Anderson-Lopez also voices the character of ‘Kanga' in the film. Check out ani nterview with the duo below!
STAGE TUBE: WINNIE THE POOH Opens in Theatres!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2011
The new Disney animated feature WINNIE THE POOH was released in theaters nationwide today, July 15. Check out the trailer for the film below!
STAGE TUBE: John Cleese Talks A FISH CALLED WANDA Musical!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2011
As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, A Fish Called Wanda is being given musical treatment by original screenwriter John Cleese and his daughter Camilla. Bill Bailey has been recruited to compose. In an interview with The Hour, Cleese reveals that he has altered the last 20 minutes of the show in the stage version. Of the new plot addition he says: 'So we changed the last 20 minutes completely, they now escape in a helicopter from London Zoo so it's been great fun changing it.' The project has yet to commit to a director. Click below to hear Cleese on all things Wanda!
STAGE TUBE: Python's Eric Idle Sings SPAMALOT's 'Bright Side of Life' on Late Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2009
Monty Python member and SPAMALOT creator Eric Idle appeared on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and performed the classic 'Always Look At The Bright Side Of Life' with Late Night house band the Roots.