"Monty Python's Spamalot" to open at the Shubert Theatre on the 10 Mar 2005 (Update: 17 Mar)

Thu 8 Jul 2004 "Monty Python's Spamalot" to open at the Shubert Theatre on the 10 Mar 2005 (Update: 17 Mar)
Monty Python's Spamalot will open at the Shubert Theatre on 10 Mar 2005 (Update: 17 Mar), following previews from the 7 Feb 2005. (Update: 14 Feb) Monty Python's 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. Monty Python's Spamalot, will be produced on Broadway by Ostar Boyett Productions. The production will be directed by Mike Nichols; choreographed by Casey Nicholaw; sets and costumes by Tim Hatley; lighting by Hugh Vanstone ; and musical direction by Todd Ellison. Monty Python's Spamalot will star David Hyde Pierce (Sir Robin), Tim Curry (King Arthur), Hank Azaria (Sir Lancelot), Douglas Sills (Sir Galahad), Michael McGrath (Patsy), Steve Rosen (Sir Bedevere), Sara Ramirez (The Lady of the Lake ). Monty Python's Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Spamalot features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight who create unforgettable musical production numbers that Eric Idle promises will be as good as or quite likely better than any other show with killer rabbits and a legless knight opening on Broadway. Full casting and ticket information will be announced soon.