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Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 739 members
Review from the reflective viewer
Red Velvet 108 events 103 reviews

Like the Producers and other movie based musicals, Spamalot is an exploitation of a very dated movie success by the original creator in order to get some rebirth. And like many of those others it suffers from too strong allegiance to the original...continued

reviewed Jul 07 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandi Gateman
22 events 17 reviews

We loved it! Typical Monty Python humor had the whole audience laughing, and the production numbers were great. Sometimes it was difficult to understand what they were saying/singing, word for word - probably because of the British accents. But...continued

reviewed Jul 11 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from David Waghalter
8 events 2 reviews

A terrific and extremely silly performance. Even the program and overture were funny. Don't miss it!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Plenty of laughs…rousing score. A great date-night musical. Within the heart of each of the remarkable group of knights and louts who make up the cast beats the soul of a rollicking, witty clown.” —The Hollywood Reporter
“Outlandish production numbers…Sumptuous sets and costumes.” —Variety
“Snazzy choreography…Monty Python has a way of coaxing you into its giddy time machine for a journey that, no matter how far-flung, usually ends up in the troupe’s delightfully familiar backyard of anachronistic zaniness.” —Los Angeles Times

Description

Christopher Gurr, who has been with the Monty Python’s Spamalot National Tour from the very beginning, returns to the role of King Arthur (usually performed by John O’Hurley) at the following matinee performances on Saturday, July 26, Saturday and Sunday August 22 and 23 and Thursday, September 3rd.

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Monty Python’s Spamalot_

Music and Lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez

Book by Eric Idle, 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

Choreography by Casey Nicholaw

Directed by Mike Nichols

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Monty Python’s Spamalot_ recounts the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail, featuring a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits, and an armless and legless knight.

Monty  Python’s Spamalot is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best  Musical and Best Director, as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle  Awards for Best Musical.

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