Twin City Stage will hold auditions for Monty Python’s Spamalot at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 9, and Tuesday, September 10, at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem. No appointment is necessary.
Monty Python’s Spamalot, with music by John Du Prez and book & lyrics by Eric Idle, is a zany musical that blends the wackiness of the English comedy team with Arthurian legend and Broadway glitz. “Lovingly ripped off” from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table in a whole new way. Featuring a bevy of beautiful show girls – not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people – this irreverent spoof includes hilarious parodies of Broadway theatre along the way. The winner of three 2005 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot “raises silliness to an art form” (The Sunday Times) and has been hailed as “a no-holds-barred smash hit.” (The New Yorker)
Monty Python’s Spamalot will be directed by Gene Johnson, with music direction by Steve Bradford and choreography by Carol Johnson. There are roles for 13 men and 9 women, plus ensemble. Actors are asked to prepare a song and bring along sheet music in the correct key. A cappella and CD sing-alongs are also allowed. Comfortable clothing is recommended, as a short dance routine will be taught as part of the audition process.
Performance dates for Monty Python’s Spamalot are November 8-10, 14-17 & 21-24. All performances will be held at the Arts Council Theatre. For more information, please call Twin City Stage at (336) 748-0857 x201 or visit the website at www.twincitystage.org.