The show ran for over performances across the country. But the king charges at his son with a spear, preparing to kill him. After all, they are the ones who will be paying Broadway prices to see the show. That is one of the great moments where the show really comes alive for me. Accents needed in this show: Requires strong grasp of character voices and accents.

Archived from the original on 14 May The UK tour also featured for the first time a re-working of the song “You won’t succeed on Broadway” which has been renamed “You won’t succeed in showbiz”. King Arthur begins to give up hope of ever putting on the Broadway musical and laments that he is alone, even though Patsy has been with him the entire time “I’m All Alone”. If your URL is correct, you’ll see an image preview here. Password Forgot your password? The London production closed on 3 January

Ironically called ‘Sir Robin the Brave,’ though he couldn’t be more cowardly. Tap dancing skills a plus.

In Gwynned, Powys, and Dyfed – Plague. Sapmalot TheatreChicago. Please paste your code into the box below: Rethink Theatre Performance Art Theatre. Sir Robin, after wandering the forest for some time with his minstrels “Brave Sir Robin”encounters The Black Knightwho scares him off, but King Arthur, who happens on the scene, more or less defeats him by cutting off both his arms and legs, impaling his still-alive torso on a door, and leaving to give the Knights their shrubbery.

In Sir Robin’s band. The hopeful and frilly prince who loves to sing and pines for his love atop a tower. Above nothing but Celts and some people from Scotland. Lancelot steps in to save him, then gives a tearful, heartfelt speech about sensitivity to the king on Herbert’s behalf, and Lancelot is outed as a homosexual in the process, an announcement celebrated in a wild disco number “His Name is Lancelot”. A historian narrates a brief overview of medieval England.


In the midst of their revelry, they are contacted by God voiced by John Cleese who tells them to locate the Holy Grail.

The letters are based on the seat numbering system used by each theatre. King Arthur and Patsy promptly set off in search of Jews. Tenor, Low A2 — High A5. No solo singing required. Retrieved 5 July Large images may take a few minutes to appear.

Tony Award for Best Musical. In Sir Robin’s band.

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Although a plague victim, the man insists that he is not dead yet and he can dance and sing. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. Retrieved 7 June Password Forgot your password?

Monty Python’s Spamalot – The Guide to Musical Theatre

A moose once bit my sister. Who gave them a million dollars each for ‘Spamalot’? Retrieved 1 August In a miscommunication between the actors and the narrator, the actors sing an introductory song about Finland “Fisch Schlapping Song”. When the rabbit bites a knight’s head off, Arthur uses the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch against it, knocking down a nearby hill and revealing that the “evil rabbit” was actually a puppet controlled by a surprised puppeteer.


Arthur and his followers manage to run into the safety of the wings before the French catapult the Trojan Rabbit at them.

Monty Python’s – SPAMALOT

Best Direction of a Musical. Retrieved 30 March If I auditioned today, I would get turned down. A Knight of the Roundtable. The following roles are played by the same actor: Previous Topic Next Topic. In May20th Century Fox announced a film adaptation is in works with Idle writing the script and Casey Nicholaw attached to direct.

Spamalot is the gaudy climax of a long, unfunny tradition of post-Python exploitation — books, actions figures, video games — that treats the old material as a series of slogans to be referenced without doing any of the work that made the lines so original in the first place.

In countries that don’t have a tradition of Jews in the theatre, the lyrics of “You Won’t Succeed on Broadway” are sometimes changed to instead describe the high production characteg and acting talent needed to stage a successful musical in that country.

Strong movement and dancing cuaracter. In Mercia and the two Anglias – Plague.

In keeping with Monty Python tradition, most of the actors in Spamalot will play multiple spamalo. Retrieved 20 November King Arthur’s horse and servant.