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Twin City Stage Presents Monty Python’s Spamalot

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Twin City Stage will present Monty Python’s Spamalot, with music by John Du Prez and book and lyrics by Eric Idle, opening on Friday, November 8th, at the Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem. Additional performances will be held Nov. 9-10, 14-17 & 21-24. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 pm, and Sunday matinees are at 2 pm. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for students. Group discounts are available. The box office opens to the public on Monday, October 28 at 12 noon and is open Monday through Friday from noon-5:30 pm. Call (336) 725-4001 for tickets.

Monty Python’s Spamalot 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)

Note: Monty Python’s Spamalot is a bit bawdy and contains some adult humor and language. (Violence is restricted to fish slapping and a sword fight that shortens an obstinate knight’s height rather significantly.)

Monty Python’s Spamalot will be directed by Gene Johnson, with music direction by Steve Bradford and choreography by Carol Johnson. Bland Wade will design the set, with lighting by Dean Wilcox. Justin Hall will design the costumes. Doug Wenner will design sound. Alexander Rothschild will serve as props master. Danny Alvarez will stage manage the production, assisted by Kevin Davie and Kirby Carespodi.

The cast is as follows:

Mark Lane – King Arthur
Justin Bulla – Sir Robin
Cameron Williams – Sir Lancelot
Nick Zayas – Patsy
Dru Billings – Sir Galahad
Ken Ashford – Sir Bedevere
Savannah-Lee Mumford – The Lady of the Lake
Noah Daulton – Historian
Alex Boese, Landon Boggs, Robert Evans, Elizabeth Kidd, Becky Koza, Demetre Lunell Lindsey, Miranda Lowder, Heather Maggs, Carlos Nieto, Lisa Pfuhl, Rebecca Phelps,
Mat Tabat – Ensemble

The Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn will sponsor the run of Monty Python’s Spamalot. An Opening Night Reception, featuring Raffaldini Vineyards and Kevmark Catering, will begin at 7 pm on Friday, November 8,in the lobby.


Start:
November 9, 2013
End:
November 24, 2013
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Venue:
Arts Council Theatre
Phone:
(336) 724-6776
Address:
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610 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem, NC, United States, 27106
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