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Spamalot musical (2005)

This musical is of comedian genre and is considered to be kind of parody of all famous legends about Arthur. It is an adaptation of movie, created in 1975. This production is different from film though. Original Broadway version was created in 2005. The previews were at NY Shubert Theatre. Official opening was in March. Author and director of the musical was M. Nichols. C. Nicholaw became a choreographer, John Du Prez, Neil Innes and Eric Idle became the composers. The latest also wrote lyrics. There were more than 30 tryouts and 1500 performances. Displays were closed in 2009. The initial cast included T. Curry, M. McGrath, D. H. Pierce, H. Azaria, C. Sieber and S. Ramirez. There were several replacements during displays.

The staging became successful from the very beginning, winning Tony Awards as Best Musical. The spectacle was nominated for plenty of other Tonies as well. In 2006, appeared West End production. Its opening took place at Palace Theatre. Displays lasted for two years. Then there was also a tour in the UK. In 2010, it started at New Wimbledon Theatre. Phill Jupitus and Todd Carty were selected for the leading roles. Other performers were Simon Lipkin, David Lingham, Samuel Holmes, Graham McDuff and Robin Armstrong. In 2011, the musical officially opened in Italy. In 2012, this production got a revival in West End. Displays happened at Harold Pinter Theatre. The majority of actors were the same as for the UK tour. The tour in the USA began in 2006. Michael Siberry, David Turner, Rick and Bradley Dean & Jeff Dumas were among the cast. This tour obtained two Broadway Awards, which also included one for Best Musical. Displays ended in 2009 after visiting Chicago, San Francisco, LA, San Diego and other places.
Release date: 2005
Last Update:July, 13th 2016

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