Monty Python’s Spamalot in the Brno City Theatre

23 April 2018, 5:00
Monty Python’s Spamalot in the Brno City Theatre

After almost thirty years one of the group that created Monty Python – Eric Idle – decided to wrtie a musical version of the Holy Grail. In Brno it will be performed at the Brno City Theatre under the direction of Stanislav Slovák. The main roles will be taken by Petr Štěpán or Lukáš Vlček, Daniel Rymeš or Marco Salvadori and many others.

The musical comedy Spamalot had its premiere on Broadway in 2005 directed by Mike Nichols. In the course of four years it had 1 575 performances. In Brno the production was created under the direction of Stanislav Slovák to a translation by Zuzana Čtveráčková. The artistic conception of the scenes was handled by Christoph Weyers. The costumes are the work of Andrea Kučerová and Adéla Kučerová. The main roles are taken by Petr Štěpán or Lukáš Vlček (King Arthur) and Hana Holišová or Andrea Zelová (Lady of the Lake). The knights of the round table and dozens of other characters are played by Daniel Rymeš or Marco Salvadori, Ondřej Studénka or Dušan Vitázek, Jan Brožek or Ondřej Halámek, Lukáš Janota or Aleš Slanina, Rastislav Gajdoš or Ondřej Biravský, Jiří Ressler or Jonáš Florián and others.

The premiere will take place on 28 April 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Brno City Theatre.

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