MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 17, 2005
Closing Date
Jan 11, 2009
1st Preview
Feb 14, 2005
1st Preview
Feb 14, 2005
Previews
34
Performances
1,575
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(Mar 17, 2005 - Jan 11, 2009)

Media
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Book by Eric Idle; Music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle; Lyrics by Eric Idle; Based on the screenplay "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" by Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Graham Chapman; Musical Director: Todd Ellison; Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman; Music arranged by Glen Kelly; Vocal arrangements by Todd Ellison
Directed by Mike Nichols; Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw; Associate Director: Peter Lawrence; Associate Choreographer: Darlene Wilson
Make-Up Design by Joseph A. Campayno; Scenic Design by Tim Hatley; Costume Design by Tim Hatley; Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair and Wig Design by David Brian Brown; Projection Design by Elaine J. McCarthy; Associate Scenic Design: Paul Weimer; Assistant Scenic Design: Raul Abrego and Derek Stenborg; UK Assistant Designer: Andy Edwards; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Costume Associate: Ilona Somogyi; Assistant Costume Design: Cory Ching and Robert J. Martin; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Assistant Lighting Design: John Viesta; Moving Light Programmer: Laura Frank; Assistant Sound Design: Sten Severson; Associate Projection Design: Gareth Smith; Assistant Projection Design: Ariel Sachter-Zeltzer and Jacob Daniel Pinholster; Puppetry Consultant: Michael Curry; Projection Programmer: Randy Briggs and Paul Vershbow
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Elie Landau; Assistant Co. Mgr: Nathan Gehan
Production Manager: Gene O'Donovan and Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Mahlon Kruse, Jim Woolley and Rachel Wolff
Conducted by Todd Ellison; Associate Conductor: Ethyl Will; Assistant Conductor: Antony Geralis; Concert Master: Ann Labin; Violin: Ann Labin, Maura Giannini and Ming Yeh; Viola: Richard Brice; Cello: Diane Barere; Alto sax, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe: Ken Dybisz; Tenor sax, Clarinet, Bassoon: Alden C. Banta; Trumpet: John Chudoba and Anthony Gorruso; Trombone: Mark Patterson; French Horn: Zohar Schondorf; Keyboard 1: Ethyl Will; Keyboard 2 and Accordion: Antony Geralis; Electric/Acoustic guitars, Banjo: Scott Kuney; Acoustic & electric bass: Dave Kuhn; Drums/Percussion: Sean McDaniel; Percussion, Mallets, Timpani: Dave Mancuso; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation/Emily Grishman, Katharine Edmonds; Rehearsal Pianist: Glen Kelly, Ethyl Will and Antony Geralis; Rehearsal Drummer: Sean McDaniel; Electronic Music Programming: James Abbott
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh; Associate Special Effects: Vivien Leone; Magic Consultant: Marshall Magoon; Flying Effects by Flying by Foy
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: HHC Marketing; Dance Captain: Pamela Remler and Scott Taylor; Fight direction by David DeBesse; Fight Captain: Greg Reuter; Production Associate: Lisa Gilbar; Production Assistant: Chad Lewis and Mary Kathryn Flynt; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Vocal Coach: Kate Wilson
Hank Azaria
Broadway debut
Sir Lancelot
Feb 14, 2005 - Jun 05, 2005
 
The French Taunter
Feb 14, 2005 - Jun 05, 2005
 
Knight of Ni
Feb 14, 2005 - Jun 05, 2005
 
Tim the Enchanter
Feb 14, 2005 - Jun 05, 2005
King Arthur
Feb 14, 2005 - Dec 18, 2005
Sir Robin
Feb 14, 2005 - Apr 2006
 
Guard 1
Feb 14, 2005 - circa. Apr 2006
 
Brother Maynard
Feb 14, 2005 - circa. Apr 2006
Historian
 
Not Dead Fred
 
French Guard
 
Minstrel
 
Prince Herbert
 
Patsy
 
Guard 2
The Lady of the Lake
Feb 14, 2005 - Dec 18, 2005
Dennis's Mother
 
Sir Bedevere
 
Concorde
Sir Dennis Galahad
 
The Black Knight
 
Prince Herbert's Father
Minstrel
 
Sir Bors
 
Ensemble
French Guard
 
Ensemble
God
Recorded voice only
Sir Not Appearing
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Minstrel
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
French Guard
 
Minstrel
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: John Bolton (King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Robin, Sir Bedevere), James Ludwig (Sir Robin, Sir Bedevere, Patsy, Historian, Not Dead Fred, Prince Herbert, Sir Lancelot) and Darlene Wilson (The Lady of the Lake)
Understudy: Brad Bradley

Shubert Theatre (Mar 17, 2005 - Jan 11, 2009)

Assistant Co. Mgr: Justin Sweeney; Company Manager: Edward Nelson; Associate Co. Mgr: Katharine Croke
Stage Manager: Chad Lewis, Sheri K. Turner, Allison A. Lee and Kenneth McGee; Production Stage Manager: Mahlon Kruse and Frank Lombardi
Associate Conductor: Antony Geralis; Trumpet 1: Craig Johnson; Assistant Conductor: Randy Cohen; French Horn: Theresa MacDonnell; Keyboard 1: Randy Cohen
Dance Captain: Rick Spaans (circa. 2007 - ?), Beth Johnson (circa. 2007 - ?), Lee A. Wilkins and Callie Carter; Fight Captain: Thomas Cannizzaro

Cast

Sir Robin
Jan 18, 2008 - May 04, 2008
 
Guard 1
Jan 18, 2008 - May 04, 2008
 
Brother Maynard
Jan 18, 2008 - May 04, 2008
 
Sir Robin
Sep 19, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
 
Guard 1
Sep 19, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
 
Brother Maynard
Sep 19, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Sir Lancelot
Dec 02, 2005 - Apr 02, 2006
King Arthur
Jun 24, 2008 - ?
Sir Lancelot
Oct 03, 2006 - ?
Robert Petkoff
Returns after playing Sir Robin in the National Tour
Sir Robin
May 06, 2008 - ?
King Arthur
Sep 16, 2008 - ?
Alan Tudyk
during Hank Azaria's hiatus
Sir Lancelot
Jun 07, 2005 - Dec 01, 2005
Sir Dennis Galahad
Mar 25, 2008 - ?
 
The Black Knight
Mar 25, 2008 - ?
 
Prince Herbert's Father
Mar 25, 2008 - ?
Sir Bedevere
Jun 17, 2008 - ?
Patsy
Jun 24, 2008 - ?
 
Mayor
Jun 24, 2008 - ?
 
Guard 2
Jun 24, 2008 - ?
Sir Dennis Galahad
May 01, 2007 - Mar 23, 2008
 
The Black Knight
May 01, 2007 - Mar 23, 2008
 
Prince Herbert's Father
May 01, 2007 - Mar 23, 2008
King Arthur
Dec 20, 2005 - ?
John Bolton
During Tim Curry's vacation
King Arthur
Jul 22, 2005 - Aug 07, 2005
French Guard
 
Ensemble
Sir Dennis Galahad
Jul 05, 2006 - ?
 
The Black Knight
Jul 05, 2006 - ?
 
Prince Herbert's Father
Jul 05, 2006 - ?
Sir Not Appearing
 
Monk
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
The Lady of the Lake
Sep 02, 2008 - ?
Dennis's Mother
 
Sir Bedevere
 
Concorde
Historian
 
Not Dead Fred
 
French Guard
 
Minstrel
 
Prince Herbert
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
King Arthur
Apr 25, 2006 - ?
King Arthur
Oct 31, 2006 - ?
Ensemble
 
Patsy
 
Guard 2
 
Patsy
Sep 16, 2008 - ?
Sir Lancelot
 
The French Taunter
 
Tim the Enchanter
 
Knight of Ni
Sir Lancelot
Apr 04, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006
 
The French Taunter
Apr 04, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006
 
Knight of Ni
Apr 04, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006
 
Tim the Enchanter
Apr 04, 2006 - Oct 01, 2006
The Lady of the Lake
Dec 20, 2005 - ?
Ensemble
Dennis's Mother
 
Sir Bedevere
 
Concorde
French Guard
 
Minstrel
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Minstrel
Ensemble
Feb 21, 2006 - Mar 12, 2006
Ensemble
 
Sir Bors
 
Minstrel
The Lady of the Lake
Oct 31, 2006 - Jan 13, 2008
 
The Lady of the Lake
Jun 17, 2008 - Aug 31, 2008
Sir Robin
Apr 04, 2006 - ?
 
Guard 1
Apr 04, 2006 - ?
 
Brother Maynard
Apr 04, 2006 - ?
 
Sir Robin
Jan 06, 2009 - Jan 11, 2009
 
Guard 1
Jan 06, 2009 - Jan 11, 2009
 
Brother Maynard
Jan 06, 2009 - Jan 11, 2009
Sir Bedevere
Dec 18, 2007 - ?
 
Dennis's Mother
Dec 18, 2007 - ?
 
Concorde
Dec 18, 2007 - ?
Dennis's Mother
Apr 29, 2008 - ?
 
Sir Bedevere
Apr 29, 2008 - ?
 
Concorde
Apr 29, 2008 - ?
Ensemble
The Lady of the Lake
Jan 13, 2008 - ?
 
Sir Not Appearing
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Napiera Groves (The Lady of the Lake), Rosena M. Hill (The Lady of the Lake), Anthony Holds (King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Robin, Sir Bedevere), Drew McVety (King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Bedevere, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Robin) and Michael O'Donnell (Sir Robin, Brother Maynard, Sir Lancelot, Patsy, Mayor, Sir Bedevere, The French Taunter, Dennis's Mother, Historian, Prince Herbert)
music by Eric Idle and John Du Prez; lyrics by Eric Idle
Act 1
Sung By
Fisch Schlapping Song
Historian, Mayor and Villagers
King Arthur's Song
King Arthur and Patsy
I Am Not Dead Yet
Not Dead Fred, Sir Lancelot, Sir Robin and Bodies
Come With Me
King Arthur, The Lady of the Lake and Laker Girls
The Song That Goes Like This
Sir Dennis Galahad and The Lady of the Lake
All for One
King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad and Sir Bedevere
Knights of the Round Table
The Lady of the Lake, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Bedevere and Camelot Dancers
The Song That Goes Like This (Reprise)
The Lady of the Lake
Find Your Grail
The Lady of the Lake, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Bedevere and Knights and Grail Girls
Run Away
French Taunters, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Bedevere, French Guards and French Citizens
Act 2
Sung By
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Patsy, King Arthur and Knights of Ni
Brave Sir Robin
Sir Robin and Minstrels
You Won't Succeed on Broadway
Sir Robin and Ensemble
The Diva's Lament
The Lady of the Lake
Where Are You?
Prince Herbert
Here Are You
Prince Herbert
His Name Is Lancelot
Sir Lancelot, Prince Herbert and Ensemble
I'm All Alone
King Arthur and Patsy
The Song That Goes Like This (Reprise)
The Lady of the Lake and King Arthur
The Holy Grail
King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Dennis Galahad, Sir Bedevere and Knights
Find Your Grail Finale - Medley
The Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Book by Eric Idle
 

Best Original Score

2005 Nominee
Music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle
Lyrics by Eric Idle
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Hank Azaria and Tim Curry
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Christopher Sieber and Michael McGrath

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2005 Winner
Sara Ramirez
 

Best Choreography

2005 Nominee
Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw

Best Direction of a Musical

2005 Winner
Directed by Mike Nichols
 

Best Orchestrations

2005 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tim Hatley
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Costume Design by Tim Hatley
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Book by Eric Idle
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Hank Azaria and David Hyde Pierce
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2005 Nominee
Christian Borle and Michael McGrath
 

Outstanding Choreography

2005 Nominee
Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Directed by Mike Nichols
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2005 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Larry Hochman

Outstanding Lyrics

2005 Winner
Lyrics by Eric Idle
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2005 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tim Hatley

Outstanding Costume Design

2005 Winner
Costume Design by Tim Hatley

Theatre World

Award

2005 Recipient
Hank Azaria
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