Byron Civic Theatre stages ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’, opening April 25

Staff Report

BYRON, Ill. — Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls?

The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and received 14 Tony Award nominations.

Monty Python’s Spamalot is a new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

The cast features Dan Danielowski (King Arthur), R. Douglas Konstans (Sir Robin), Douglas Rappa (Sir Lancelot), Jon Mickle (Patsy), Brian Wygant (Sir Galahad), Paul Vander Vennet (Sir Bedevere), Tessa Casteneda (The Lady of the Lake), Jordan Simmering (Mother/Concord), Adreienne Pearson (Laker Girl), Caleigh Huber (Laker Girl), Izzy Bartscher (Laker Girl), Lisa LaBay (Laker Girl), Megan Albert (Laker Girl), Anita Bartscher, Steve Bartscher, Mary Pat Bradley, Katie Fisher, Savannah Giddings, Stacy Hahlen, Rick Hughes, Norm Metz, Chris Palmer, Toran Palmer, Jeff Pearson, Pete Raum, Rebecca Raum, Colton Thompson, Lisa Thompson and Celesey Weires.

Monty Python’s Spamalot opens April 25. Performances continue April 25 and 26th, and May 2-4. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Note: This production contains mature themes and language.

For more information, visit the BCT website at

From the April 23-29, 2014, issue

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