Ron and Tanya, known to some as Oberon and Titania, are preparing to throw a party to celebrate Ron’s birthday at ‘Club Puck’ in sultry Las Vegas. The party planning comes to halt when Tanya discovers Ron flirting with one of the club’s dancers.
Under Halberstam’s artistic leadership, Writers Theatre has attained a national reputation for excellence and has garnered critical praise for the consistent high quality and intimacy of its artistry, providing the finest interpretations of both classic and contemporary theatre.
A live conversation and audience Q&A with Cleese will follow a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail in its entirety.
The execution of this show is nearly flawless. The choral pieces are a highlight of the show, with tight harmony and peppy tunes by Lamp. Well written and executed, this music is memorable and often light-hearted, with some soulful ballads for poignant moments.
It’s a tricky business—translating a beloved film into a stage musical. After hitting such gold with his musical adaptation of The Producers, it’s easy to see why Brooks would try it again with Young Frankenstein.