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VLAD THE IMPALER WANKEL Fannnii Oopsaatli, Mooni Murikkikonnen and Ni-Jerkk Productions In association with

The Flying Finns Aerial Ballet, Rovaniemi Traffic Police, Border Guards for Christ and The International Friends of the Sauna Present

A Ruudo Kokki – Lapp Cheese Council Production Of Bin Faaarkrekkionʼs new Moosical

DIK OD TRIAANENEN FOL (Finns Ainʼt What They Used To Be) Book by

Bin Faaarkrekkion From an idea by

Sid, Coco and Edith Piaf Lyrics by

Hutti Jaarvennianen, Walli Maatritiiiaaaeenioon and

Jiggi Ni.

The story, in music and song, of Finlandʼs transformation from a predominantly rural agricultural base to one of the most sophisticated industrial and entrepreneurial economies in the world.


MUSICAL NUMBERS “These Little Finns Remind Me of You” “Milk It” “I Hear Your Nokia But I Can’t Come In” “Milk It (Reprise)” “It’s a Bleeding (Economic) Miracle!” “Foek You, Farmers” “Milk It (Finale)”

THE ACTION TAKES PLACE ENTIRELY IN A SAUNA.

DIK OD TRIAANENEN FOL WILL BE PERFORMED WITH THREE INTERMISSIONS: ONE EVERY TWO-AND-A-HALF HOURS.

Featuring the show-stopping, foot-stomping East Finland Moose Ballet—45 magnificent creatures in high-stepping harmony. Believed to be the greatest display of horn ever seen on an American stage.

WHO’S WHO in the CAST BIN FAAARKREKKION (Writer). Faarkrekkion’s career typifies the Finnish economic miracle. Born the son of a humble woodcutter, Bin worked his way up through shrubbery management to become Professor of Treadmill Dynamics at the University of Toooti, believed to be the 28th most northerly university in the world. “I have always been interested in the relatively rapid transition from a predominantly rural agricultural base to one of the most advanced industrial economies in the Western world, and one day in the sauna, it came to me: What a great subject for a musical.” RUUDI KOKKI (Producer). Like Bin Faaarkrekkion, Kokki’s life has had its twists and turns. He learnt his trade up country where he was, for a time, the 28th most northerly person in Finland. “My father was a humble woodcutter. But at these latitudes, where it is dark for half the year, this was a very dangerous business, as it was not always possible to see where the trees are falling— and one year my father brought down a huge spruce on top of his friend Nee-Wom, partly killing him.” Kokki’s father would never touch a tree again. He would hang about the cabin nursing his grief, rocking backwards and forwards and listening to the hated Swedish group Abba. “My loathing of Abba, and their enormous earnings, led me to my first musical venture, the formation of an alternative Finnish group: Udda. Two boys, two girls and, my master-stroke, one hermaphrodite, Ken-Angela Nuuti.” Udda’s problems are now well known. Shiiti refused 3

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to share a towel with Noggi, Bonk complained that Tuulivaarskinonen’s name was bigger on the door and Ken-Angela turned out to be Norwegian. Kokki changed his name to Art Polaris and wrote Do Skleeezwiaanaenblon, an erotic opera set amongst the winkle pickers on Finland’s Baltic Sea coast. The show closed after only eight minutes. The sight of 94 aroused winkles was too much even for Helsinki’s liberal Ghooti Sponen newspaper. “Do Skleeezwiaaanaenblon gives Finnish erotic opera a bad name. I’ve seen more erotic activity at a builder’s yard.” Undaunted, Kokki set to work on an erotic opera set in a builder’s yard. Di Hoviekrekkertilllniamen, the story of a young female crane operator who pleasures herself during preliminary works connected with the extension of Helsinki’s Metro system, was an instant hit. “I discovered, for the first time, how many people were interested in the extension of the Metro system, and in the burgeoning Finnish economy generally.” Kokki set himself a new task, to represent this extraordinary economic transformation in music, dance, mime and magic. One night he was explaining his plans at the exclusive Sons of Humble Woodcutter’s Club in the chic Kongspalatzen, when a fellow diner pricked up his hears. His name was Bin Faaarkrekkion. The rest is history. DILLI AARNEN. Dilli, 43, began her career understudying Speeni Solkomen in The Keith Richard Story. She’s married to producer Mooni Moorikikinen but is having an affair 3


WHO’S WHO in the CAST with Ost Fwellok and Stubbi Bwenolllenson. She has won four Golden Nukkies. SWELL PEST. Swell is best known for his portrayal of Gossi Tweshonen, the unsighted bus driver in FinnTV’s hit series “Aaarghh! Villianomeniaanen Schiederrbobrana Ig” (“Watch Out!”). He lives in the woods many miles north of Helsinki in a house modelled on Steve Earle’s early hit “Guitar Town.” SAD AAARSE. As well as being Finland’s open unicycle champion, Sadd is a keen environmentalist, who believes that man has much to learn from the moose. “We think we have all the answers, but we don’t. If we did we’d have horns.” He has twice won the Shapeless Gray Thing of Tampere. THE HONNI OBIKKIONEN SINGERS. Twelve boys, seven girls and an ostrich who all met up at Utsjoki Cold Research Institute in the extreme north of Finland. “There was not much to do in the evenings but sneeze,” laughs Honni, now 57, “so we used to cheer everyone up with a few Leonard Cohen songs. They went down so well that we now do Tom Waits, Tibetan songs for the dead and Petula Clark.” A little-known fact about the Honni Obikkionen Singers is that they once had two ostriches in the team.

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STONG VATTIAAANIKKERA (Moose Trainer). Stong, twice winner of the most westerly man in Finland, grew up with moose. “Very often I would go down to breakfast and find moose in the kitchen, in the car and sometimes listening to the radio, dressed up to look like my mother and father.” During almost a decade of psychiatric treatment, Stong took up ballet as a way of dealing with what he called “bad thoughts.” The treatment worked, and Stong took, and on the third time passed, accountancy exams. He returned to the community and rose to become CEO and lifetime president of the Finnish Steel Corporation. What few people knew was that in the evening Stong was combining the two “loves of my life”: moose and ballet. Without anyone knowing, he hired a theatre and put on his very own creation, Moose Lake. As a result he was re-admitted to hospital where, despite everyone’s best efforts, he wrote and scored 12 more moose ballets. Now 88 years old and a trim 193 pounds, Stong believes his time has come. “For years I was laughed at. I only hope I will be again tonight.”

TANAKA ING (Director). The only nonFinn in the company, Ing has a long history in experimental theatre, including Churchill’s History of the English Speaking People in mime, a salsa version of the Tibetan Book of the Dead and a puppet version of The U.S. Population Census of 1973. A great tennis lover, Ing went to Finland for a contemplation weekend and found himself hooked. “I love trees and always have, and in Finland there are something like a thousand trees for each person. I also like the bits in between them, which allow you to walk around the trees without hitting them. I hope I can do my bit to make the world sing along with the remarkable transformation from a predominantly conservative rural base to one of the most advanced industrial economies in the Western world.” Ing’s next project is to drain Lake Michigan for a day. Patrons are asked not to smoke or speak Swedish in the theatre. Please use cell phones whenever possible.

CREDITS Bicycle hire by O Vienhonhennin. Live chickens by Barry Vig. Cigarettes by De Mornay. Penises by Vic and Wilf. Miss Aarnen’s writing paper by Bureau de Monde. Animal costumes by Wolf out Fitz. Boys’ shackles by Chain-Me. Moose costumes by Rump’s Pelt. The producers, and their wives, wish to thank Olli Brun Executive Ski-Wear, The “VerriBig” Gold Watch Company, Bahama Villas, The Flying Butler, Chirac Champagne Cellars, The Sapphire Salon and Frank’s Viagra Warehouse. COME TO FINLAND If you’ve enjoyed this production, why not hop on a plane and see Finland for yourself? It is such a lovely place. (Mostly flat but with some raised bits.) Quite warm sometimes in the south, though on the whole colder in the north. There are some paper mills. The roads have relatively few bumps. All hotels have curtains. Things are very clean, but not pathologically so. It’s a great place for trees. Alongside the trees you will find other trees, which blend into a forest running for a thousand miles. If you’ve never seen a forest running, then Finland is the place for you. And don’t believe anyone who says you can’t get tomatoes there. Of course you can. AUGUST 2007

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Phoenix Entertainment BoyettStephen Ostar Productions The Shubert Organization B. Kane & Michael McFadden present Arielle Tepper Stephanie McClelland/Lawrence Horowitz Elan V. McAllister/Allan S. Gordon Independent Presenters Network Roy Furman GRS Associates Jam Theatricals Concert Productions International Broadway Across America present

Monty Python’s

SPAMALOT

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Graham Chapman, John“Monty Cleese,Python Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and the Eric HolyIdle, Grail” from the original screenplay by

Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin Book and lyrics by Book & Lyrics by

Eric EricIdle Idle

Music by

Music by

Du Prez & Eric JohnJohn Du Prez & Eric IdleIdle starring

Gary Beach Esther Stilwell Original Scenic & Costume Designs Scenic Design Modifications Tim Hatley

Lighting Design

James Kronzer also starring

Mike Baldassari

James Beaman Brad Bradley Ben Davis Sound Design Gurr Patrick Projection Design Christopher Heusinger ChristopherCasting Sutton Craig Cassidy

Elaine McCarthy

Mark Minnick

with

Matt Allen Graham Bowen Bree Branker Nigel Columbus Timothy Connell Musical Supervisor Musical Director Tour Marketing / Press Representative Cara Cooper Richard Costa David Havasi Erik Hayden Sarah Lin Johnson Jennifer Mathie Steven M. Bishop Nolan Bonvouloir Aleman / Phillip Angelina Mullins Lyn Philistine Tera-Lee Pollin Jennifer Rias DarrylPR Semira PaulaAleman Wise Set & Costume Design by Director of Operations Technical Supervisor

Lisa Mattia

Lighting Design by Company Manager

Tim HatleyScott Orlesky

Sound Design by

Hair & Wig Design by

Acme Sound Partners

Scott TaylorMusic Arrangements by Glen Kelly

Choreography By

Tara Rubin Casting

General Management

Music Coordinator

Larry Hochman

Casting by

National Press Representative

Projection Design by

Elaine J. McCarthy

Orchestrations by

Todd Ellison

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Special Effects Design by

David Brian Brown Gregory Meeh Choreography Recreated By

Musical Supervisor/ Vocal Arrangements

Musical Director

Casey Nicholaw Ben Whiteley Tour MarketingDirection /Press Representative Recreated

Michael Keller Make-Up Design by

Joseph A. Campayno

ByProduction Stage Manager

Anita Dloniak BT & Associates McNicholl Kenneth J. Davis

101 Productions, Ltd.

Conductor

Hugh VanstoneEmily Croome Tanner Van Kampen

Associate Directors

Direction By Peter Lawrence BT McNicholl Mike Nichols

Production Management

Gene O’Donovan

Associate Producers

Randi Grossman Tisch/Avnet Financial

by through special arrangement with MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOTChoreography is presented THEATRICAL RIGHTS WORLDWIDE 570 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10018 • www.theatricalrights.com

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THE CAST OF CHARACTERS (in order of appearance)

Historian, Not Dead Fred, French Guard, Minstrel, Prince Herbert ............ JOE BEUERLEIN Mayor, Dennis’ Mother, Sir Bedevere, Black Knight, Prince Herbert’s Father .................................................THOMAS DeMARCUS King Arthur ................................................................................................. ARTHUR ROWAN Patsy, Guard 2 .................................................................................................. GLENN GIRON Sir Robin, Guard 1, Brother Maynard ......................................................... KASIDY DEVLIN Sir Lancelot, The French Taunter, Knight of Ni, Tim the Enchanter .................................................................. ADAM GRABAU Sir Dennis Galahad, Concorde ...............................................JOSHUA TAYLOR HAMILTON The Lady of the Lake .......................................................................................ABIGAIL RAYE Sir Not Appearing .................................................................................. ANDREW LEGGIERI Monk ......................................................................................................RYAN JACOB WOOD Nun.................................................................................................JASON ELLIOTT BROWN God........................................................................................................................... ERIC IDLE French Guards .........................................JASON ELLIOTT BROWN, ANDREW LEGGIERI Minstrels .................................................KIMBER BENEDICT, JASON ELLIOTT BROWN, CARL DEFORREST HENDIN Sir Bors .....................................................................................CARL DEFORREST HENDIN

ENSEMBLE

MATTHEW ALEXANDER, BARBARA JO BEDNARCZUK, KIMBER BENEDICT, JASON ELLIOTT BROWN, CARL DEFORREST HENDIN, ANDREW LEGGIERI, MCKAYLA MARSO, AMY OWENS, ALEC VARCAS, RYAN JACOB WOOD

UNDERSTUDIES

Understudies never substitute for listed players unless a specific announcement is made at the time of the performance. For King Arthur – THOMAS DeMARCUS For Lady of the Lake – McKAYLA MARSO For Sir Lancelot et. al – JOE BEUERLEIN For Sir Robin et. al / Not Dead Fred, Prince Herbert – JASON ELLIOTT BROWN For Sir Dennis Galahad et. al / Patsy – CARL DeFORREST HENDIN For Sir Bedevere et al. Historian/Minstrel – ANDREW LEGGIERI For Sir Not Appearing, Nun, Sir Bors, French Guards – MATTHEW ALEXANDER

MUSICIANS

Conductor/Keyboard – Emily Croome Associate Conductor/Keyboard II – Patrick Burns Trumpet 1 – John Replogle Trumpet 2 – Emma Stanley Trombone – Alex Jeun French Horn – Bonnie Shappell THE VIDEOTAPING OR OTHER RECORDING OF THIS PRODUCTION IS A VIOLATION OF THE COPYRIGHT LAW AND AN ACTIONABLE FEDERAL OFFENSE. 6


SCENES & MUSICAL NUMBERS Overture Scene 1: Scene 2:

ACT I

The Mighty Portcullis Moose Village “Fisch Schlapping Song” ..........................................................Historian, Mayor, Villagers Scene 3: Mud Castle “King Arthur’s Song”..............................................................................King Arthur, Patsy Scene 4: Plague Village “I Am Not Dead Yet” ..........................................Not Dead Fred, Lance, Robin and Bodies Scene 5: Mud Village Scene 6: The Lady of the Lake and The Laker Girls “Come With Me”........................................King Arthur, Lady of the Lake and Laker Girls “The Song That Goes Like This”....................................Sir Galahad and Lady of the Lake Scene 7: The Knights “All for One”...................................................King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and Sir Bedevere Scene 8: Camelot “Knights of the Round Table”...................................Lady of the Lake, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, Sir Bedevere and The Camelot Dancers “The Song That Goes Like This (Reprise)” ..............................................Lady of the Lake Scene 9: The Feet of God Scene 10: Find Your Grail “Find Your Grail”...............Lady of the Lake, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, Sir Bedevere, Knights and Grail Girls Scene 11: The French Castle “Run Away”...............................................French Taunters, King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, Sir Bedevere, French Guards and French Citizens

Scene 1: Scene 2: Scene 3: Scene 4: Scene 5: Scene 6: Scene 7: Scene 8: Scene 9:

ACT II

The Mighty Portcullis A Very Expensive Forest “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” ...........................Patsy, King Arthur, Knights and The Knights of Ni Sir Robin and His Minstrels “Brave Sir Robin”...........................................................................Sir Robin and Minstrels The Black Knight Another Part of the Very Expensive Forest “You Won’t Succeed on Broadway” ..............................................Sir Robin and Ensemble A Hole in the Universe “The Diva’s Lament”.................................................................................Lady of the Lake Prince Herbert’s Chamber “Where Are You?” .........................................................................................Prince Herbert “Here Are You”..............................................................................................Prince Herbert “His Name Is Lancelot” ...................................Sir Lancelot, Prince Herbert and Ensemble Yet Another Part of the Very Expensive Forest “I’m All Alone” ..................................................................King Arthur, Patsy and Knights “The Song That Goes Like This (Reprise)” ..................Lady of the Lake and King Arthur The Killer Rabbit “The Holy Grail”.............................................King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, Sir Bedevere and Knights Finale “Find Your Grail Finale - Medley”.................................................................The Company THERE WILL BE ONE 15-MINUTE INTERMISSION. Please turn off all electronic devices such as cellular phones, beepers and watches. The use of cell phones in the theatre is prohibited.

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WHO’S WHO ARTHUR ROWAN (King Arthur) is delighted to return to Phoenix Entertainment and the role of King Arthur. He first came to Spamalot after four years working with the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire as a performer, director, and fight choreographer. Before that, he worked with several theaters in the Washington D.C. area, including the Folger Theatre and Avant Bard. Favorite previous credits include: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (The Beast), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon) and Antony & Cleopatra (Octavius). He also currently performs with the Renaissance Musical Duo “Rowan and the Rose.” Arthur is a lifelong enthusiast of all things Geek, and is therefore no stranger to quoting Monty Python. Heartfelt thanks to all his friends and especially to his ever-supportive family and his beloved fiancée Kelly. ABIGAIL RAYE (The Lady of the Lake) is totally psyched to be joining the Spamalot tour & this amazing cast once again! Originally from Warwick, NY and an American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) graduate, she has dreamt of performing this role since not being able to shut up as a child. Recent credits include: Clifford the Big Red Dog National Tour, Pippin (The Leading Player), and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Edwin Drood). She would love to thank family & friends for their constant support, Jon, and everyone at Phoenix for giving her this opportunity. GLENN GIRON (Patsy) is overjoyed to revisit the road and role of Patsy after a yearlong hiatus. Native of Santa Fe, NM, he received training in classical ballet and tap from teachers all around the country. Favorite credits include: CATS (Mungojerrie), Swing! (Featured Dancer), 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, The Who’s Tommy and My Fair Lady. All my love to my family, my beautiful fiancée Tara (this won’t be the same without you) and little Niko (dog…not baby). And a huge thanks to Phoenix Entertainment! ADAM GRABAU (Sir Lancelot, The French Taunter, King Ni, Tim the Enchanter) is a lifelong resident of central Maryland and has been featured at multiple regional theatres in the Baltimore/DC area. Favorite credits include: Oklahoma! (Jud Fry), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), The Producers (Franz Liebkind), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin), Noises Off (Lloyd), and Les Miserables (Grantaire/Bamatabois). He has toured internationally throughout eastern China where he appeared in Phoenix Entertainment’s production of FAME - The Musical. He holds degrees in Theatre Performance and Arts Administration from the Maryland Distinguished Arts Scholars Program. His life’s hap8

piness he owes to his supportive family and friends and to his beloved wife, Kate. KASIDY DEVLIN (Sir Robin, Brother Maynard) is thrilled to be returning to the world of Python for another season. A New York based actor, Kasidy received his training in physical theatre, mime, clown, and mask performance at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, as well as commedia training with ‘In Bocca Al Lupo’ in Orvieto, Italy. Kasidy dedicates this performance to all of the great teachers in his life, but especially those who aren’t with us anymore; Tom, who introduced me to Python, and Dad. THOMAS DeMARCUS (Mayor, Sir Bedevere, Mother, Black Knight, Father, u/s King Arthur). Tours: The Pajama Game (Hines), Spamalot (10/11). NYC: Iowa ‘08 (Vineyard Theatre); Eggs (Provincetown Playhouse); For the Love of Miss Bishop (Algonquin). Other: How to Succeed, Little Shop of Horrors, The Glass Menagerie and the short film “Gravy Train”. Thomas is also one-third of the creative team behind the acclaimed webseries “30/2010”. He has never appeared on “Law & Order”, his favorite color is blue, and he loves bookshops. For Mom, Dad, Forrest and TDLMFKVMUD. JOSHUA TAYLOR HAMILTON (Sir Dennis Galahad, Concorde, u/s Black Knight and Father) from Cincinnati, Ohio, began singing in high school and then studied opera at Bowling Green State University. Following school Joshua moved to Chicago and was a soloist in the operas Carmen and Aida. He then went on as a lead vocalist for Holland America Cruise Line and just finished a production of Rent in San Diego. Joshua is thrilled to be making his debut with Spamalot and would like to thank his parents for their support. JOE BEUERLEIN (Historian, Not Dead Fred, French Guard, Minstrel, Prince Herbert, u/s Sir Lancelot) is totally jazzed to be in his second year on the Spam tour! Recent New York: Othello, Lend Me a Tenor (Gallery Players). Recent Netflix: Breaking Bad, Battlestar Galactica. Follow his dramatic, failed attempt at fame at thirtytwentyten.com, then tweet him something delicious @theartfulbadger. Many thanks to Phoenix and Mark for this opportunity! MATTHEW ALEXANDER (Ensemble, u/s Sir Not Appearing, Nun, Sir Bors, French Guards) returns for his second season of Spamalot. Previous credits include: Bye Bye Birdie (National Tour), The Drowsy Chaperone (Gateway Playhouse), 42nd Street (Billy Lawlor), The Drowsy Chaperone


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WHO’S WHO (George), Dames at Sea (Dick), Gypsy, Anything Goes, Jubilee at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas and singing aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. He is an Ohio native and has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Point Park University. Thanks to Mom and Dad and a very special thanks to Mark Minnick Casting for all that you do. BARBARA JO BEDNARCZUK (Ensemble) is so excited to make her national tour debut with Spamalot! Regional credits include: Les Miserables (Eponine), Legally Blonde (Marriott Lincolnshire), Pride and Prejudice (USF), For The Boys (Marriott Lincolnshire), and The Music Man (USF). BFA Musical Theatre- Otterbein University. All of my love to my family and Cody for believing in me, and a special thank you to Suzy and Carole. KIMBER BENEDICT (Ensemble, Dance Captain). A native Jersey Girl, Kimber is thrilled to be back on tour with Spamalot! Regional credits include Guys and Dolls (Vero Beach, FL), Chicago (Ogunquit), Spamalot (Ogunquit), and Introducing Harry Warren (Ryan Rep). She has also performed with Celebrity Cruises, R.Evolucion Latina, and Richard Pierlon. BFA: Dance; Rutgers University. Special thanks to the cast, crew, and Mark for making Spam so amazing. “To Mom, for now, for always.” JASON ELLIOTT BROWN (Ensemble, u/s Sir Robin, Not Dead Fred, Prince Herbert). National Tour: The Pajama Game (Prez). International: Grease in Istanbul, Turkey. Regional: The Drowsy Chaperone (Flat Rock Playhouse); Annie (West Virginia Public Theatre); Hello, Dolly! (Hangar Theatre); 42nd Street (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse); FAME - The Musical in Atlantic City; Miss Saigon (Carousel Dinner Theatre); A Chorus Line (Porthouse Theatre). BFA Musical Theatre— Wright State University. CARL DEFORREST HENDIN (Ensemble, u/s Sir Galahad and Patsy) is thrilled to be back on tour with Monty Python’s Spamalot! NYC Credits: The Spoon River Project, performed in the historic Green-Wood Cemetery. Regional credits: How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (J. Pierrepont Finch), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Freddy), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy). He thanks the cast, crew, and Phoenix Entertainment for making this an awesome experience! And also a HUGE thank you to his Mama and Pops and his beautiful girlfriend, Tiffani! Carl is represented by CBU Management. BM Musical Theatre — Oklahoma City University. www.cdhendin.com. ANDREW LEGGIERI (Ensemble, u/s Historian, Minstrel, Sir Bedevere, Mother) is so happy

to be back out on the road with Spamalot. Int’l Tours: Grease (Eugene) in Istanbul, Turkey; FAME - The Musical (Goody) in China; Disney Cruise Line. Regional: Damn Yankees, Cabaret, and The Human Comedy. Other credits include: Parade (Leo Frank), Urinetown and Company. Andrew holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Penn State University. Love and thanks to Cathy Parker, Minnick Casting and my amazing family! McKAYLA MARSO (Ensemble, u/s The Lady of the Lake). This Pierre, South Dakota native is back for her second season with this incredible cast. When not performing McKayla enjoys kickin’ it in her cowboy boots and listening to country music. Nat’l Tours: Wizard of Oz (Ensemble, u/s Glinda). Regional: Chicago (Velma Kelly), My Fair Lady (Eliza Doolittle). Other: Shout The Mod Musical-Norwegian Cruise Lines (Blue Girl), Falsettos (Trina). BA: University of Northern Colorado. Thanks to Phoenix Entertainment for welcoming me to the Spam Fam! All my love to Mom, Dad and Nick for believing in me no matter what. AMY OWENS (Ensemble) is elated to be making her national tour debut with Spamalot! Originally from Canada she currently resides in Indianapolis, IN. Credits include: Jubilee! (Las Vegas, NV). Regional: Ragtime, Dreamgirls, Hello Dolly, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Chicago, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Goes Vegas and Yuletide Celebration. Amy has spent five wonderful holiday seasons as a Rockette in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Love to Kris, Mom, Brooke, G-ma and family. ALEC VARCAS (Ensemble) is excited to make his touring debut with Spamalot! Raised in a small town in Connecticut and graduating from Quinnipiac University with a marketing degree, he decided to follow his dreams and pursue a future in entertainment. Credits include: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), Next To Normal (Henry), Godspell (Jeffrey), George M!, and Legally Blonde. Thank you to Phoenix Entertainment for this amazing opportunity! A million thanks and a ton of love to my amazing family and friends. RYAN JACOB WOOD (Ensemble). US tour debut! Singer/Dancer onboard Norwegian Cruise Lines for 8 years, Don Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas, and Legends In Concert. Regional: Crazy For You, The Music Man. BFA Musical Theater from Point Park University. Is tickled to be a part of the Phoenix Entertainment family!! Many thanks and love to my family and friends who graciously deal with me never being at home! www.ryanjacobwood.com. 9


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WHO’S WHO ERIC IDLE (Co-creator of Monty Python, The Rutles, PythOnline, Spamalot, etc.) has been working with John Du Prez for 30 years. They began collaborating on The Life of Brian, wrote several songs together for The Meaning of Life, The Contractual Obligation Album and the best selling Python CD Monty Python Sings! They wrote a Musical for BBC Radio Four called The Back Page, about sex, royalty and cricket, and a musical version of Edward Lear’s The Owl and The Pussycat, which was published by Dove Books as a book and a CD under the title The Quite Remarkable Adventures of The Owl and the Pussycat. In 1999 they began performing a series of live concerts, first at The Getty Museum in LA, followed by two tours of North America – Eric Idle Exploits Monty Python and The Greedy Bastard Tour (which became a best selling book The Greedy Bastard Diary) in 2003. They released a CD of favorite music from places that don’t exist The Rutland Isles and have continued to release a series of unnecessarily rude songs for special occasions. In 2005, their musical Spamalot (directed by Mike Nichols) opened in New York and won a Tony for Best Musical on Broadway as well as a Grammy for Eric and John. Their collaboration continued with Not The Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy) an Oratorio based on The Life of Brian, which they have performed all round the world, most recently at The Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, and the DVD and CD are now available. They have also collaborated on What About Dick?(2007) - a film for radio, starring Eddie Izzard, Billy Connolly, Tracey Ulman and Tim Curry, Rutlemania, the Tribute Concert! (2008) and most recently An Evening Without Monty Python which played to rave notices in LA and NY. Eric is proud to be playing God. JOHN DU PREZ (Music), a Trevelyan Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, and Associate of the Royal College of Music, he entered the film industry in 1978 composing additional music for Monty Python’s Life of Brian. This began a long association with Eric Idle, leading eventually to their current writing partnership. He has scored more than 20 feature films including The Meaning of Life, A Private Function, A Fish Called Wanda, Once Bitten, UHF and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I, II, and III. Other Python projects include the Contractual Obligation Album, Monty Python at the Hollywood Bowl and The Fairly Incomplete & Rather Badly Illustrated Monty Python Song Book. He was musical director for Eric Idle’s two North American stage tours, Eric Idle Exploits Monty Python (2000) and The Greedy Bastard Tour (2003). 10

MONTY PYTHON. Is he God or Godot, an agent of the devil or an agent of the William Morris Agency, or is he, as some have argued, a fictitious character invented in 1969 by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin in a desperate attempt to find a title for their rather silly TV show? Whatever the truth, he is the eponymous impresario who fronts “The Flying Circus,” The Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life, And Now for Something Completely Different and who appeared live at Drury Lane, City Center and the Hollywood Bowl. He has fronted numerous books including The Big Red Book and the Papperbok as well as many CDs, DVDs and matching ties and handkerchiefs. He is currently in retirement in an old jokes home near Dover, anxiously awaiting Nighthood and a Knightnurse. Further details: www.PythOnline.com MIKE NICHOLS (Director), formerly half of the legendary comedy team of Nichols and May, has been one of the leading directors of stage and screen for more than 30 years. Broadway directing credits include: Barefoot in the Park, Luv, The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Real Thing and Spamalot, for all of which he was awarded the Tony for Best Direction. Film credits include: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate (Academy Award for Best Direction), Catch 22, Carnal Knowledge, Silkwood, Working Girl, Postcards From the Edge, Regarding Henry, The Birdcage, Primary Colors, Closer and Charlie Wilson’s War, and for HBO: Wit and Angels in America. Mr. Nichols has received the George Abbott Award, the National Medal of Arts, the Kennedy Center Honor, the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been honored by the Museum of Television and Radio and the Lincoln Center Film Society. BT McNICHOLL (Re-created Direction) recently served as an Acting Coach for the Tom Hanks/Sandra Bullock film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Last year, he staged the first international production of Billy Elliott. For Disney/Feld, he directed the first stage musical of Winnie the Pooh. Recipient of the Australian “Tony” for Cabaret, McNicholl is a BMI award-winning writer and lyricist of the critical success The It Girl. Associated with MGM’s theatrical division, he has also developed new work at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center. With Eric Idle, McNicholl co-directed an allnew Monty Python revue in Los Angeles and New York (2009). Other credits include 10 Broadway shows with directors Mike Nichols, Sam Mendes, David Hare, Stephen Daldry, and James Lapine,


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WHO’S WHO and hit productions for Goodspeed Opera House (2004 Best Musical), Dorset Theatre Festival (Best Production 2003) and Walnut Street Theatre. CASEY NICHOLAW (Choreographer) received 2006 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his work on The Drowsy Chaperone, and 2005 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Choreography for Monty Python’s Spamalot, directed by Mike Nichols. Additional New York credits: for City Center Encores! – the highly acclaimed productions of Anyone Can Whistle and Follies (direction and choreography), Bye Bye Birdie (choreography) and Can-Can (musical staging); for N.Y. Philharmonic – Candide; South Pacific at Carnegie Hall (also on PBS Great Performances), Sinatra: His Voice, His World, His Way at Radio City Music Hall starring the world-famous Rockettes. Current projects include Robin and the 7 Hoods at the Old Globe this summer as well as the new musicals Minsky’s and Elf. SCOTT TAYLOR (Re-created Choreography) has supervised and performed in 12 original/revival Broadway shows, including On A Clear Day, A Little Night Music, Broadway Bound, Spamalot, Contact, Thou Shalt Not, Steel Pier, Victor/ Victoria, Showboat, Crazy for You, CATS, Wind in the Willows, A Christmas Carol, Sinatra at Radio City, and A Little Night Music at the NYC and LA Opera.. He was recently the Associate Director of Disney’s new musical, Aladdin and has supervised worldwide productions in London, Japan, Australia, Canada, Germany also, Paradise Found in London with Susan Stroman and Hal Prince. Scott has assisted Susan Stroman, Stephen Sondheim, Mike Nichols, Chita Rivera, Hal Prince, Julie Andrews, Liza Minnelli, Kander and Ebb, Bernadette Peters, Angela Lansbury, Catherine Zeta Jones, Rob Marshall, Blake Edwards, Trevor Nunn, Jerry Zachs, Harry Connick Jr., Casey Nicholaw, Dolly Parton, Lynne Page, and many more. He can also be seen dancing in the films of A Chorus Line, Center Stage, PBS Great performances of Contact and Crazy For You, the TONY Awards, and numerous television specials and commercials. JAMES KRONZER (Scenic Design Modifications) resides in Washington DC where he has designed shows for Washington Ballet, The Shakespeare Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Signature Theater, Woolly Mammoth and Studio Theatre among others. His work has been seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway and regionally in Philadelphia, San Diego, Atlanta, Denver, Florida, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Boston, Vermont and Knoxville. His numerous national tours include The Wizard of Oz, Thomas Live!, Backyardigans, Showboat and

Barbie Live! as well as a new musical for Disney called Twice Charmed. He has been Design Coordinator for the national tours of The Pajama Game for Phoenix and The Drowsy Chaperone, The Producers, Fosse and Annie for NETworks. He has also designed shows for Norwegian Cruise Lines. He began his career as a Design Assistant for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theater in London. Awards he has received include eight Helen Hayes Awards (DC) and two Barrymore Awards (Philadelphia). He is a member of United Scenic Artists. More of his work can be seen at www.jameskronzer.com. MIKE BALDASSARI (Lighting Design) is a Tony and Emmy nominated Lighting Designer whose designs have been seen in more than 25 countries. Theatrical Lighting for film: Rock of Ages, Nine, Joyful Noise, Sex and the City 2, Going the Distance, Neil Young’s Trunk Show. Codesigned the Broadway hit Cabaret (Tony Nomination and Entertainment Design Award). Garth Brooks Live from Central Park (Emmy nomination). International: Beauty and the Beast; Europe, Cabaret; Europe, Blast II; Japan. Family entertainment: Yo Gabba Gabba Live!, Madagascar Live!. Off-Broadway: Bare, Jewtopia, Savion Glover. Tours: Ring of Fire, La Mancha, Will Rogers, Fame, Spider-Man, Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Yeston’s Phantom. Concerts: multiple Alice in Chains tours. Co-designed Neil Young’s Chrome Dreams worldwide. Lighting Director: Neil’s Harvest Moon. www.mike-o-matic.com CRAIG CASSIDY (Sound Design) has been providing sound reinforcement for the theater for 25 years designing sound for productions here in the USA and around the world. Recent productions include A Chorus Line, The Color Purple, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Ring Of Fire, Gypsy, Man of La Mancha, Grease, The Will Rogers Follies, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Fame and Phantom. Regional productions include: Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Crazy For You, Wuthering Heights, Jekyll and Hyde, and Follies. When he is not behind a sound console you can find him sailing the Long Island Sound with his wife Dina & daughter Kealy. STEVEN M. BISHOP (Musical Supervisor) has composed three musicals and has written more than 50 reviews. Currently, he is the arranger/orchestrator for the upcoming Broadway show, Genius. He was the conductor for the 1st National Tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and the Musical Director/Conductor for the off-Broadway run of Bingo! Other credits include: Riverview (Goodman Theatre), Arthur (Marriott Lincolnshire), Evita (Jupiter Theatre) and the tours of Ziegfeld, Gypsy, Grand 11


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WHO’S WHO Hotel and Jolson: The Musical. His arrangements have also been heard on “The Today Show,” “AMC Discovery,” TNT’s “Nashville Now” and provided orchestrations for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Mr. Bishop has musically directed more than 125 productions, including 5 in Seoul, South Korea and is in constant demand as a vocal and audition coach. NOLAN BONVOULOIR (Musical Director) Proud New Hampshire native, proud New York transplant. National tours: Monty Python’s Spamalot, Altar Boyz, Rock of Ages. Favorite regional credits include productions of Sisters of Swing, Anything Goes, Nuncrackers and Thoroughly Modern Millie in California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Maine. Only connect. THE ROAD COMPANY (Exclusive Tour Direction) has been booking shows for Phoenix Productions for more than a dozen years. Founded in 1997 by Stephen Lindsay and Brett Sirota, The Road Company’s past and current representation includes Wicked, Evita, We Will Rock You, Sister Act, Catch Me If You Can, Billy Elliot, The Color Purple, David Copperfield, Donny and Marie, The Midtown Men, Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles and Phoenix Productions’ current tours of Rock of Ages and Monty Python’s Spamalot. The Road Company is made possible by Magaly Barone, Tracey McFarland, Shawn Willett, Jenny Kirlin, Justine Spingler and Garrett Holtz. STEPHEN B. KANE (Executive Producer) is delighted to embark on another great season of Spamalot as it continues to delight audiences throughout North America. After completing degrees in both Business and Arts Management, Mr. Kane spent the past three decades supervising every aspect of touring show business. He has mounted more than 80 Broadway musicals in North America and has produced and/or managed major productions throughout Europe, South America and Asia. Mr. Kane’s current collaborations include an all new production of the current Broadway hit Rock of Ages, The Addams Family and long running Korean language productions of Grease and Fame. He is the CEO for Baker Park Associates, Inc., a theatrical management and consulting firm, a member of ISPA, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and was co-founder of both Phoenix Productions in North America and Phoenix Asia Group, a Singapore based theatrical think-tank dedicated to the networking of production, marketing and entertainment investment opportunities throughout the Far East. For real adventure, he spends postproduction time in sunny south Florida raising his 8-year-old sons, Andrew and Aidan. MICHAEL McFADDEN (Artistic Producer) is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Phoe12

nix Entertainment. He has guided more than 70 major productions as Producer and/or Director on both the national and international stage. Productions include Rock of Ages, The Addams Family, Spamalot, The Color Purple, Godspell, Buddy, The Will Rogers Follies, Kopit and Yeston’s Phantom, Grease, Man of La Mancha, Gypsy, Ring of Fire, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Direction credits include Smokey Joe’s Café and The Pajama Game (U.S. National Tours), Fame – The Musical (Korea and China tours), Grease (China tour, Republic of Singapore, Malaysia, Macau and Istanbul, Turkey) and Sing Along Santa (Korea and U.S. tours). Mr. McFadden is a partner in Baker Park Associates, Inc. and founding member of both Phoenix Productions and Phoenix Asia Group. When not traveling, he shares his quiet time with his wife, LeAnne, and sons, Sam and Liam. PHOENIX ENTERTAINMENT (Producer) is an established international theatrical producing and management enterprise founded by long time colleagues Stephen Kane and Michael McFadden. Its mission is to develop, produce and present the very finest in touring Broadway musicals and family entertainment. Throughout their three decades of theatrical success and industry partnership, the Phoenix team has delivered thousands of performances of more than 80 live productions on four continents. Beyond the ‘Land of Spam’ Phoenix is currently represented on the road with their all-new productions of The Addams Family and Rock of Ages. These follow on the proud touring heels of the critically acclaimed tour of The Color Purple, Grease with Frankie Avalon, Gypsy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Pajama Game, Man of La Mancha and The Will Rogers Follies starring Larry Gatlin. Team Phoenix also represents the Korean language productions of Grease and Fame, both enjoying open-ended runs in Seoul. Under the direction of colleague Ellie Chung, their Singapore based affiliate Phoenix Asia Group brings international booking, producing, presenting, classical-artist management and theatrical investment to the collective production and management capabilities of Phoenix Entertainment. www.phoenix-ent.com

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