FIND YOUR GRAIL!
GALLOPS ON STAGE AT NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE
SEPTEMBER 27 – OCTOBER 9, 2016
The funniest show on earth is coming to spread laughter and merriment throughout the kingdom of the Beverly! Join King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents Monty Python’s hysterical Tony Award-Winning Musical Monty Python’s SPAMALOT for 2 weeks only - September 27 through October 9.
“I am extremely excited to bring Monty Python’s Spamalot to North Shore Music Theatre audiences. This outrageous comedy is the perfect way to continue this remarkable season,” said NSMT owner and producer Bill Hanney. “We always save this time in the schedule for a show that appeals to a more adult audience, and this gut-busting musical is just that! Leave the kids at home for this one. Just bring your sense of humor, sit back and enjoy a night of laughter as only Monty Python can provide.”
The 2005 Tony Award Winner for “Best Musical,” Monty Python’s Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, a bevy of beautiful show girls, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences eat up Monty Python’s SPAMALOT.
The cast off Monty Python’s SPAMALOT will be led by Al Bundonis as King Arthur and Haley Swindal as The Lady of the Lake. The show will also feature Sean Bell (Historian/Not Dead Fred/Herbert, French Guard, Minstrel),James Beaman (Sir Robin, Brother Maynard, Guard), Brad Bradley (Patsy, Mayer, Guard), J.D. Daw (Sir Dennis Galahad, Black Knight, Herbert’s Father), Jonathan Gregg (Sir Lancelot, French Taunter, Knight of Ni, Time the Enchanter), and Richard Vida (Sir Bedevere, Dennis’ Mother, Concorde).
The ensemble of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT includes Jason Elliot Brown, Purdie Baumann, Adena Ershow, Sarah Gallo, Jennifer Geller, Oren Korenblum, Brooke Lacy, Kevin Patrick Martin, Michael McGurk, Stephen Petrovich, Kristin Schone-Rene, and David Visini.
The Monty Python’s SPAMALOT creative team includes Billy Sprague, Jr. (Director and Choreographer), Jesse Warkentin (Music Direction), Michael M. Harvey (Scenic Design), Mark Nagle (Costume Coordination), Jose Santiago (Lighting Design) Don Hanna (Sound Design), Kurt Alger (Wig and Hair Design), Natalie A. Lynch (Production Stage Manager), Dakotah Wiley Horan (Assistant Stage Manager), and Austin Davy (Assistant Music Director).Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is produced for North Shore Music Theatre by Bill Hanney (Owner/Producer), Kevin P. Hill (Producing Artistic Director), and Tom Amos (Associate Producer).
Tickets for Monty Python’s SPAMALOT are priced starting from $54 - $79. Performances are September 27 – October 9, Tue - Thurs at 7:30 pm, Fri & Sat at 8 pm, matinees Wed, Sat and Sun at 2 pm. Kids 18 and under save 50% at all evening performances. For tickets and information call (978) 232-7200, visit www.nsmt.org, or visit the box office in person at 62 Dunham Rd., Beverly, MA. Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is sponsored by ASR Roofing Professionals.
Additional Free Audience Enrichment events: Meet the Theatre: post-show audience discussion with the artists on October 4 after the 7:30 pm performance and October 8 after the 2 pm performance; OUT at the North Shore, an evening for the Gay and Lesbian Community with a post-show reception (sponsored in part by Ryan & Wood Inc.) on October 6 after the 7:30 pm performance.
North Shore Music Theatre will continue the 2016 musical season with West Side Story (November 1 – 20), and the season will conclude with the 26th annual production of A Christmas Carol starring David Coffee (December 9 – 23).
Since 1955, NSMT has become one of the most attended theatres in New England, with approximately 250,000 patrons annually. With a national and regional reputation for artistic achievement, NSMT has received numerous industry awards including Elliot Norton Awards, IRNE Awards, the Rosetta Le Noire Award from Actors’ Equity, and the Moss Hart Award. NSMT produced the World Premiere of Memphis in 2003, the show went on to win four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Under the new ownership of Bill Hanney in 2010, NSMT continues to annually produce a musical subscription series and an annual production of A Christmas Carol along with celebrity concerts and children’s programming.