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In the interests of our staff and public health, Arts Centre Melbourne is closed to 30 June 2020.

Events to be held during this time will not proceed as scheduled. We are working to reschedule as many shows as possible. Ticket holders will be contacted about the status of their show once confirmed.

For more information please visit: artscentremelbourne.com.au/affected-performances

Hold on tight, expect the unexpected, and Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

Created by Python Eric Idle, and lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, SPAMALOT re-tells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Guided by the fabulous belting diva The Lady of the Lake, a diverse, cross-gender cast of heroic/foolish actors (and their assistant stage manager) battle their way past various cows, killer rabbits, and French people in pursuit of claiming the legendary Grail.

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT was a smash hit in both New York and London, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Now comes a production that re-defines the word ‘epic’. Really, really re-defines it.

Richard Carroll (director of 2018’s smash hit Calamity Jane) brings his anarchic, immersive storytelling style to ancient England, embracing the satirical, home-made spirit of the original movie and the Monty Python TV series with some cunning painted backdrops, a CD player filled with backing tracks, and (when all else fails) a large dose of meta-theatrical humour.

This production was a sell-out phenomenon in Sydney in 2019, so don’t miss out!

Book onstage seating to be a part of the action!



Book and lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle
A new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’
From the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
By arrangement with Origin™ Theatrical on behalf of Theatrical Rights Worldwide, New York



Credits

Director
Richard Carroll
Choreographer
Cameron Mitchell
Designer
Emma Vine
Lighting Designer
Katie Sfetkidis
Cast includes
Marty Alix, Blake Appelqvist, Cramer Cain, Rob Johnson, Josie Lane, Abe Mitchell & Jane Watt

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