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Date of Birth: December 14, 1946 (74)

Birth Place: Sheffield, ENGLAND
VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Woodside Community Theatre's SPAMALOT VideoVIDEO: 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.

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! Video#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!

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - First Look at ERIC IDLE'S THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE on PBS VideoVIDEO: BWW Exclusive - First Look at ERIC IDLE'S THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE on PBS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 21, 2017

A cosmic explosion of comedy, music, dance and science, ERIC IDLE'S THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE tackles nothing less than the origins of the cosmos in a zany one-hour variety extravaganza premiering today, December 22, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET. Today BWW exclusively premieres a first look!

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: On This Day for 3/17/17- SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2016

Today in 2005, Spamalot opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1575 performances. Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy 'lovingly ripped off from' the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially in its parodies of Broadway theatre. Eric Idle, a member of the Monty Python team, wrote the musical's book and lyrics and collaborated with John Du Prez on most of the music. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

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: Physicist Stephen Hawking Covers Monty Python's 'The Galaxy Song'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 13, 2015

World reknown physicist Stephe Hawking has shared a cover of 'The Galaxy Song' from the 1983 cult classic Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, which is available as a digital download beginning today

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/17/15- SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2015

Today in 2005, Spamalot opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1575 performances. Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy 'lovingly ripped off from' the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially in its parodies of Broadway theatre. Eric Idle, a member of the Monty Python team, wrote the musical's book and lyrics and collaborated with John Du Prez on most of the music. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

STAGE TUBE: Video Flashback- Watch Highlights from Hollywood Bowl-Bound SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the 94th Season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the historic Hollywood Bowl has just been announced, with subscriptions now on sale and single tickets available on Sunday, May 3. Monty Python's SPAMALOT will be the Bowl's official musical of the summer with an all-star cast expected for 3 performances - Friday July 31, Saturday August 1st and Sunday August 2nd. No cast or creative team has yet been announced. In celebration of the big announcement, BroadwayWorld brings you some of our favorite numbers from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: SPAMALOT Begins Its 2015 Tour!
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2015

Spam Cam takes you behind the scenes at Manchester Opera House for Spamalot's opening night!

AUDIO: Eric Idle Discusses His NOT THE MESSIAH, SPAMALOT, Why Audiences Love Bagpipes and More with WQXR's Elliott Forrest
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2014

Eric Idle, the famous member of the absurdist-comedy collective Monty Python, recently joined forces with composer John Du Prez to create 'Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy),' a zany pastiche based on Monty Python's 1979 film 'The Life of Brian,' and Handel's Messiah.

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for Monty Python's SPAMALOT at BPA
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2014

Bainbridge Performing Arts will stage MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Maangement and opening December 5. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table- featuring cows, killer rabbits, and a Diva to end all divas. Click below to watch a promo for the show!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/17- SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2014

Today in 2005, Spamalot opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1575 performances. Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy 'lovingly ripped off from' the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially in its parodies of Broadway theatre. Eric Idle, a member of the Monty Python team, wrote the musical's book and lyrics and collaborated with John Du Prez on most of the music. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of 5th Avenue Theatre's SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2014

The Holy Grail of Entertainment at The 5th Avenue Theatre: Monty Python's Spamalot. Featuring an all-star Seattle cast. Lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail, with Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle; Music by Eric Idle, John Du Prez, and Neil Innes. Directed by Josh Rhodes with choreography by Lee Wilkins, the show will run January 30-March 2, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: Inside Opening Night of the Muny's 2013 Summer Season- Plus Highlights from John O'Hurley in SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2013

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 highlights from the festivities below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet Michelle Ragusa and John O'Hurley from The Muny's SPAMALOT!
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2013

Michelle Ragusa stars in The Muny's production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT as The Lady of the Lake, alongside John O'Hurley as King Arthur this summer. In these conversations with Muny Executive Producer, Mike Isaacson Michelle discusses Ragusa's hilarious and captivating character, and O'Hurley's comedic chops. Click below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - SPAMALOT at TUTS - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2013

Back by popular demand, Monty Python's Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail.' With music and lyrics by the Grammy Award winning team of Eric Idle and John Du Prez and book by Mr. Idle, Spamalot tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. The audience will eat up TUTS' presentation of Spamalot from May 14 - 26, 2013. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/17- SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2013

Today in 2005, Spamalot opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1575 performances. Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy 'lovingly ripped off from' the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially in its parodies of Broadway theatre. Eric Idle, a member of the Monty Python team, wrote the musical's book and lyrics and collaborated with John Du Prez on most of the music. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/17- SPAMALOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2012

Today in 2005, Spamalot opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1575 performances. Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy 'lovingly ripped off from' the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially in its parodies of Broadway theatre. Eric Idle, a member of the Monty Python team, wrote the musical's book and lyrics and collaborated with John Du Prez on most of the music. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical of the 2004-2005 season and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

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!

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