You’ll Laugh A Lot And Clap A Lot

Theater: ‘Spamalot’
The “Spamalot” company performs “The Fisch Schlapping Song” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre. Photo by Patrick Bellino

Monty Python’s “Spamalot” is a silly play. That’s not a criticism. Every once in a while, it’s refreshing to be silly.

There are sight gags and word play that demands the audience keep their wits about them — as well as plenty of belly laughs. The fact that Eric Idle’s musical comedy is an adaptation of the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” should be fair enough warning that nothing serious is about to happen.

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