'Spamalot' to be performed in Long Beach

LONG BEACH -- Musical Theatre West will close out its 59th season at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center with "Monty Python's Spamalot," opening June 30.It will be performed with the original Broadway sets and costumes using a blend of professional actors from Broadway, Hollywood and national tours, as well as local talent. A musical "lovingly ripped off" from the internationally famous comedy troupe's classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," "Spamalot" is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards. "Spamalot" spoofs the legendary tale of King Arthur's quest to find the Holy Grail. However, diverting a bit from the true story, this musical features such oddities as a line of beautiful dancing girls, flatulent Frenchmen and killer rabbits. Throughout the show King Arthur, traveling with his servant Patsy, recruits several knights to accompany him on his quest. Tickets for "Spamalot" start at $20 and are on sale now at musical.org or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.

********** Published: March 08, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 47