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Spamalot

13 Ratings: 3.5
A musical comedy "lovingly ripped off from" the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy "lovingly ripped off from" the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways, especially … see full wiki

3 reviews about Spamalot
review by . May 13, 2010
I really enjoyed this musical adaptation of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  Having seen the original film when it came out and remembering many of the famous lines (I'm not dead yet, et al.) I looked forward to introducing my son to the craziness as we took in the Broadway show.  We weren't disappointed.  Though we did not have any of the original cast, the actors were able to pull off all the classic jokes with the same energy as Mssrs. Idle, Cleese, Palin, et al.    …
review by . February 24, 2010
Spamlot: Run Away!!!!
Let the hissing, taunting and cows start flying my way...because as much as I love musical theatre and musical theatre parody, and as much as I adore the Monty Python crew and the Holy Grail film, I walked away from Spamalot sorely disappointed. Maybe my standards were too high because I adore all of these things too much; the fact of the matter is that I simply expected more from this show.      The set was fantastical, the costumes fun and the actors a talented bunch, but the …
review by . December 05, 2008
At the risk of being lynched, I have to admit- I'm not Monty Python fan. British humor, in general, is more likely to annoy me than make me laugh. When people quote Monty movies I usually want to punch them in the face.  You'll understand my distress, then, when my free package to the Wynn included tickets to Spamalot rather than Le Reve. But I went- it was free, after all, and I was rather glad I did.  There are classic Monty Python quotes here and just enough nonsense to make …
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