"We sing from the diaphragm-a-lot!" Posted by Hello Ah, Monty Python never gets old, and this weekend's Broadway Ticket Stub proved it can also be adapted into any medium. Nat and I took in SPAMalot from the very last row of the Schubert Theater balcony, and it was well worth it just for the sound of Tim Curry's plummiest accent speaking lines like "We are all Britons" and "Bring forth the Holy Hand Grenade!" Since the movie had not plot, the show feels free to descend into wacky stagecraft (including a faux-Phantom exploding chandelier), goofy songs (they threw in "Always Look On The Bright Side of Life" from Life of Brian, which worked very well as a softshoe number), and lots of generally cheeky nonsense, complete with confetti cannons at the end and a tchotchke booth selling a Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog puppet. Nat even managed to snag two autographs after the show, woohoo! Highly recommended, unless you've never been to a Broadway show and never heard of Holy Grail and have no sense of humor whatsoever. (A)

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