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July 8, 2004 | From Associated Press
Broadway will have its own Monty Python gang next year: David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria. The three actors will star in "Spamalot," a new musical adapted from the comedy film classic "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," it was announced Wednesday. "Spamalot," directed by Mike Nichols, opens March 10, 2005, at the Shubert Theatre. Preview performances begin Feb. 7. An out-of-town engagement will play at Chicago's Shubert Theatre Dec. 21 to Jan. 16.
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January 15, 2009 | A Times Staff Writer
Four years after it opened on Broadway, "Monty Python's Spamalot" will finally make its way to L.A. in July as the opening show of the new season at the Ahmanson Theatre downtown. The Tony Award-winning musical, based on the 1975 film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," ended its Broadway run Sunday. Last year, a production opened at the Wynn Las Vegas, starring John O'Hurley. The former "Dancing With the Stars" winner and "Seinfeld" semi-regular will reprise the role of King Arthur at the Ahmanson from July 7 to Sept.
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January 15, 2009 | A Times Staff Writer
Four years after it opened on Broadway, "Monty Python's Spamalot" will finally make its way to L.A. in July as the opening show of the new season at the Ahmanson Theatre downtown. The Tony Award-winning musical, based on the 1975 film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," ended its Broadway run Sunday. Last year, a production opened at the Wynn Las Vegas, starring John O'Hurley. The former "Dancing With the Stars" winner and "Seinfeld" semi-regular will reprise the role of King Arthur at the Ahmanson from July 7 to Sept.
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July 8, 2004 | From Associated Press
Broadway will have its own Monty Python gang next year: David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria. The three actors will star in "Spamalot," a new musical adapted from the comedy film classic "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," it was announced Wednesday. "Spamalot," directed by Mike Nichols, opens March 10, 2005, at the Shubert Theatre. Preview performances begin Feb. 7. An out-of-town engagement will play at Chicago's Shubert Theatre Dec. 21 to Jan. 16.
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May 11, 2005 | Don Shirley, Times Staff Writer
"Spamalot," the musical comedy billed as "lovingly ripped off" from the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," won 14 Tony nominations Tuesday in the race for Broadway's top honor. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," another musical based on a film, and "The Light in the Piazza," with a score by the grandson of Broadway great Richard Rodgers, each received 11 nominations. The winners will be announced at a ceremony at Radio City Music Hall on June 5.
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