Broadway San Jose announces inaugural season

Jun 09

From the ashes of the American Musical Theatre of San Jose rises a whole new series bringing Broadway tours to the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, and it’s called Broadway San Jose. A Nederlander Presentation, part of the national Nederlander Organization, is the producing agency that will bring in the shows starting in September in association with...

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Theater review: `Spamalot’

May 28

Opened May 27, 2009 at the Golden Gate Theatre Jeff Dumas is loyal sidekick Patsy (backed up by the Lady of the Lake’s Laker Girls) in the Broadway touring production of Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco. Photos by Joan Marcus Amiable Python musical farts in our general direction««« There’s nothing wrong...

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`Spamalot’ video contest, lottery tickets, Chronicle article

May 18

The touring cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot. Photo by Joan Marcus If you know about the Knights of the Round Table, who dance when’er they’re able, then you probably already know that the Monty Python-inspired musical Spamalot is making its long overdue debut in the Bay Area Friday, May 22, and continues through July 5 at the Golden Gate...

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Knights Who Say Ni: `Spamalot’ coming to SF at last

Jul 14

Monty Python’s Spamalot is coming to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theatre in April 2009 as part of the Best of Broadway season. Photos by Carol Rosegg Prepare to eat ham and jam and Spam a lot. Monty Python’s Spamalot, the 2005 Tony Award-winning best musical, is coming to San Francisco at long last. The tour has been going for a while, but because...

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`Shrek’ sings, `Strange’ passes, Clay spams a lot

Jan 22

With that nasty kerfuffle involving the stagehands and the dark Broadway theaters well behind us, it’s time to take a look at what’s going on in New York, where the play is really the thing. Sure wish I could go see Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County, the hottest play on Broadway right now. On a more local front, Letts’ Bug will have its West...

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Clay it isn’t so!

Oct 16

Claymates rejoice while the rest of us ponder why Clay Aiken ever stuck his fingers in Kelly Ripa’s mouth (OK, he covered her mouth with his hand, but like she said at the time, she didn’t know where that hand had been — right on, sister). Aiken, the “American Idol” second-place finisher behind Ruben Studdard, will make his Broadway...

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