The first Broadway revival of Monty Python's Spamalot begins performances October 31 at the St. James Theatre, but we've got already got a first look at the Knights of the Round Table and the Lady of the Lake. Opening night is set for November 16.
Based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the musical follows King Arthur et. al. 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.
Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) leads the cast 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.
See the first look photos of the cast in costume in the gallery below.
The Broadway company will also include David Josefsberg, Graham Stevens, Daniel Beeman, Maria Briggs, Gabriella Enriquez, Michael Fatica, Denis Lambert, Shina Ann Morris, Kaylee Olson, Kristin Piro, Drew Redington, Tyler Roberts, Anju Cloud, Darrell T. Joe, Lily Kaufmann, and Charlie Sutton.
The production will also have 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.