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Monty Python's Spamalot: original cast member Christopher Sieber returns to the role of Sir Galahad
Christopher Sieber, who originated the role of Sir Galahad in the Tony Award winning Best Musical Monty Pythin's Spamalot, returns to the Broadway production at the Shubert Theatre on 1 May 2007. Sieber received a Tony Award nomination for his performance and went on to originate the role in the London production.
Christopher Sieber's Broadway credits include Chicago, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Into The Woods, Beauty & The Beast, Triumph of Love, and A Christmas Carol.
Spamalot's cast also features Jonathan Hadary (King Arthur), Marin Mazzie (The Lady of the Lake), Rick Holmes (Sir Lancelot), Martin Moran (Sir Robin) and Michael McGrath (Patsy).
Spamalot opened at Shubert Theatre on the 17 Mar 2005 following previews from the 14 Feb 2005. The show is currently booking to 18 Nov 2007.
Spamalot, a new musical ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy teams most popular motion picture, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail', features a 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, with an entirely new score featuring music and lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, along with three songs from the 1975 film.
The musical opened to excellent notices. The New York Post wrote "Bloody fantastic. Gorgeously silly. Superlative and better.ï¿½ The USA Today said "Somewhere on the mythical Isle of Avalon, King Arthur is rolling over in his grave ï¿½ and laughing till his armor rattles." and NewsDay printed "Eric Idle and Mike Nichols have indeed fashioned a Holy Grail of a big, crowd-pleasing Broadway musical comedy. The show slays 'em like Excalibur."
Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail. The musical features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight.
Spamalot, is produced on Broadway by Ostar Boyett Productions. The production is directed by Mike Nichols; choreographed by Casey Nicholaw; sets and costumes by Tim Hatley; lighting by Hugh Vanstone ; and musical direction by Todd Ellison.