Monty Python's Spamalot officially opens November 16, and in celebration, the production has released a handful of images of the new production.
The musical, which began performances October 31 at the St. James Theatre, stars Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) as King Arthur, with Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer (Beetlejuice) as The Lady of the Lake, Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald (Waitress) as Patsy, Tony nominee Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) as The Historian/Prince Herbert, Taran Killam (Hamilton, Saturday Night Live) as Lancelot, Jimmy Smagula (Billy Elliot) as Sir Bedevere, Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Shrinking, Torch Song) as Sir Robin, and Nik Walker (Hamilton) as Sir Galahad.
Based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the musical follows King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table on their quest for the Holy Grail, complete with coconut-shell horse hooves, a run-in with the Knights Who Say "Ni!," and more. The musical features a book by Eric Idle and a score by Idle and John Du Prez. Josh Rhodes is directing and choreographing after staging the production's premiere at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., earlier this year.
The production features scenic and projection design by Paul Tate dePoo III, costume design by Jen Caprio, lighting design by Cory Pattak, sound design by Kai Harada and Haley Parcher, wig design by Tom Watson, and music direction by John Bell. Casting is by JZ Casting. Matthew Lacey is production stage manager, and RCI Theatricals is general manager.