'Spamalot' to close Series

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, "Monty Python's Spamalot," will visit Florida's fair capital city for one performance Sunday at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center.

Lovingly ripped off from internationally famous British comedy troup Monty Python's most beloved film, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," "Spamalot" won three 2005 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Director for Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Mike Nichols.

The original cast recording for "Spamalot," which features music and lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, also won a 2006 Grammy award for Best Musical Show Album.

"Monty Python's Spamalot" tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail as only the Python -- Idle, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin -- can. The show features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight, all following the riotous choreography of Tony nominee Casey Nicholaw.

The traveling production of "Spamalot" is produced by Stephen B. Kane, Michael McFadden and Phoenix Entertainment.

Tickets for Sunday's 7:30 p.m. production, which are priced from $15 to $76, are on sale at the TLCCC box office at 505 W. Pensacola St., at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Group and student discounts are available at the box office, and tickets may be charged by phone at (850) 222-0400 or (800) 322-3602.

For additional ticket or show information, call (850) 467-1691 or go online to www.tlcc.org.

"Monty Python's Spamalot" is the final show of Tallahassee's 2010-11 Broadway Series at the Civic Center, which has been sponsored by WCTV and The Tallahassee Democrat.