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Weekend offers last chance to see Stage 62’s ‘Spamalot’ |

Weekend offers last chance to see Stage 62’s ‘Spamalot’

| Friday, July 28, 2017 2:09 p.m
Submitted | Friedman Wagner-Dobler
Rob James (left) and Carl Hunt perform in Stage 62's production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot' at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in July 2017.
Submitted | Friedman Wagner-Dobler
Nick Mitchell (left), Matthew J. Rush, Rob James, Jeremy Spoljarick, Carl Hunt and Chad Elder pose for a photo in costume for Stage 62's production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot' at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in July 2017.
Submitted | Friedman Wagner-Dobler
Stephanie Ottey performs in Stage 62's production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot' at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in July 2017.

Stage 62 has a quest: to find the grail!

Time is running out to check out Stage 62’s production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”

Showtimes are July 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and July 30 at 2 p.m. at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave, Carnegie.

More than 100 people came to audition for the popular show, Director Becki Toth said in a previous interview with The Signal Item , adding that she thinks it indicates the popularity of the production.

“When I saw ‘Spamalot,’ I laughed so hard, I thought I was going to need to be resuscitated. It’s absurd British humor, and it’s absolutely perfect,” Toth said.

The Broadway hit show is a spinoff of the “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” film.

Posted by Stage 62 on Saturday, July 22, 2017

The production staff is primarily women, which Toth purposefully did to balance out the largely male cast — with one female lead and a small ensemble, it is atypical of many community theater productions, she said.

“Let’s talk about this ridiculously talented cast for a moment,” Toth said. “These are professional performers from all over the city, from as far away as Regent Square. They perform here because we offer them as close to a professional experience as we can afford.”

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