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‘Spamalot, H.S. Edition’ comes to West Point

“Monty Python’s Spamalot, High School Edition,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 16-18, in the Robinson/Olsson Civic Auditorium at West Point High School, 1060 Thompson Avenue, West Point.

“Spamalot” is a parody of the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Filled with mischief, jokes, clapping coconuts, and hilarious characters, the story also explores themes of courage, friendship, and self-discovery. It is performed by a talented cast and crew of West Point High School students, from grades 8 to 12. The director is Bev Hammond, with music directed by Melody Raef and orchestra directed by Justin Camacho.

Created by Eric Idle, with music by John Du Prez, “Spamalot” is a musical inspired by the movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” While on Broadway, “Spamalot” was nominated for 14 Tony awards and won three. The New York Times called the show “a resplendently silly new musical.”“Spamalot” is sponsored by the West Point High Schoo...

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