The Little Theatre of Walla Walla 2018-2019 season begins with “Spamalot: The Musical” Nov. 2-3, 9-11, 16-18 and 23-24.
The musical comedy is adapted from the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” with book and lyrics by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez, said Bradley Nelson in a release.
The show’s original 2005 Broadway production, received 14 Tony Award nominations, winning in three categories, including Best Musical.
A highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian legend, “Spamalot” incorporates many scenes nearly verbatim from the original film, makes many references to other material in the Monty Python canon, and steals outright one song from the 1979 film “Monty Python’s Life of Brian.” Broadway musical fans are also treated to many spoofs and references to other musicals.
The cast includes Kevin Wayne Loomer as King Arthur, Eric Rohde as Sir Robin, Daegan Acevedo as Sir Lancelot, Daniel Rose as Patsy, Nathan Loomer as Sir Galahad, Eric Sams as Sir Bedevere, Rande Moss as Lady of the Lake and Dan Lovato as Supporting Actor.
The chorus includes: Lola Bloom, Bradley Nelson, Velia Saldivar, Athena Shurtleff, Sara VanDong, Abigail Wissink and Daniel Wuest. Spamalot is directed by Brian Hatley assisted by Stacie Trego, and produced
by Barb McKinney with permission of Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
By way of warning, the production contains immature humor.
Sunday matinee performances begin at 2 p.m. All other performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Late seating is not permitted.
Tickets are $20 general admission or $15 for students and youths and will be available online at ltww.org beginning Tuesday.
Season pass holders may call the box office at 509-529-3683 on Monday to reserve their seats in advance. The $65 season passes are already available online, offering four tickets that can be redeemed in any combination throughout the season.
New this year is an option to reserve the same seat for the entire season for a small fee.
The Little Theatre is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, which has been producing live theater in Walla Walla since 1944.
More information is online about the 2018-2019 season of live theater. The theater is at 1130 Sumach St.