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Monty Python's Spamalot (musical)

'Spamalot' a summer treat at Hollywood Bowl

'Spamalot' a summer treat at Hollywood Bowl

It's hard to go wrong with "Spamalot" at the Hollywood Bowl. The Tony-winning show, based on the cult movie comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," leaves no silliness unturned as it affectionately sends up the Broadway musical.

Even a production as casually staged as the one by BT McNicholl this past weekend was enough to keep the picnicking crowd tittering in summertime contentment under a full moon.

Naturally, the gags were delightfully familiar to a great many theatergoers, who chuckled as jokes were just being introduced and could occasionally be seen mouthing punch lines. In this respect, the evening was akin to a "Sound of Music"...

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