Tony Award Winner Monty Python’s Spamalot sure to be a TPAC crowd favorite

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O&AN and TPAC want to send you and a guest to see Monty Python’s Spamalot at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. All you have to do to enter is send an email to contest@outandaboutnewspaper.com with "Spamalot" in the subject line. Be sure to include a day-time phone number in your entry. For more information on the play visit www.tpac.org/spamalot and check out the article below. Good luck!

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The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python’s Spamalot, will come to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall Feb. 12-17, for eight performances only.

Lovingly "ripped-off" from the internationally famous comedy team’s most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Director (Mike Nichols), as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Musical. 

“There are always shows in New York that are so wildly popular, you just can’t seem to get a ticket.  When Monty Python’s Spamalot opened and the word spread, it was one of those shows,” said Kathleen O’Brien, TPAC’s president and chief executive officer.  “This fast-paced comedy is clever, hilarious and exceptionally well done.  For Broadway and Monty Python fans alike, this show will surpass expectations.  For those less familiar with either, this is also the production that will convert you.  I guarantee you’ll laugh.  And if you want tickets, especially the best choice of seats, be sure to attend our ‘Grail Sale.’  If you don’t see Monty Python’s Spamalot, you’re missing out.  A lot.” 

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the TPAC Box Office (Downtown or at Davis-Kidd Booksellers in The Mall at Green Hills), www.tpac.org/spamalot, any Ticketmaster outlet, or by calling Ticketmaster at 615-255-ARTS (2787). Groups of 20 or more should call 615-782-4060.  Tickets range from $20-75, depending on performance time and seat location.  

Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight.

The original cast recording of Monty Python’s Spamalot recently won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.

The national touring production continues to do record business across North America, a London production opened last fall to rave reviews at London’s Palace Theatre, a Las Vegas production opened at Wynn Las Vegas in the spring of 2007, and a Melbourne, Australia production was recently announced to open at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Nov. 2007.