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Eric Idle joins cast of 'Spamalot' at Hollywood Bowl

Eric Idle joins cast of 'Spamalot' at Hollywood Bowl

Eric Idle, who penned the hit musical comedy "Monty Python's Spamalot" that debuted on Broadway 10 years ago, will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning show when it is staged at the Hollywood Bowl this summer. The Monty Python veteran will be joined on stage by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Craig Robinson, Merle Dandridge and Warwick Davis. The Bowl's production is scheduled to run for three performances from July 31 to Aug. 2. Idle will play the role of the Historian, a kind of narrator who sets the musical's plot into motion. (The funnyman wasn't part of the original Broadway cast.) Monty Python has had a long association with the Hollywood Bowl....

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