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Spamalot Will Follow Quest to PSU

The 2005 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, is scheduled to bring laughs and non sequiturs to the Eisenhower Auditorium. The musical has the distinction of being “lovingly ripped off from the major motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” The show will start at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 28 and 29.

The performance is a part of a Broadway tour that will bring King Arthur and his knights across the country. Inevitably, the Lady of the Lake will steal the show since that particular part will be played by Penn State alum Caroline Bowman, who graduated from the Musical Theatre program. This show will be Bowman’s national tour debut.

Spamalot has won three Tony Awards and has been nominated for 14 more during its run. Its book and lyrics were written by Monty Python legend Eric Idle. Idle collaborated with composer John Du Prez on the musical score. The show is similar in structure from its “big brother” Holy Grail but differs in jokes and includes sections encouraging improvisation and parody of current pop culture.

Tickets for the second coming of The Most Quotable Film of All Time can be purchased either directly from Spamalot’s site or from The Center for the Performing Arts Web page, which includes a discount for those wielding PSU Student IDs.

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