Were the arts part of your week?

I caught “Spamalot” and Leo Cotnoir was at the Firehouse Stage (see the reviews that follow). What did you do in the arts this week? Please share.

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‘Spamalot’ brings laughing crowd to its feet at Forum

Reviewed by Barb Van Atta

How do you spoof a spoof?

In the case of Monty Python’s Spamalot, with non-stop laughs.

The Tony Award-winning musical, “lovingly ripped off” from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, ups the ante on sacrilegious and scatological humor, blending beloved scenes from the cinematic send-up of Arthurian legend with new, endearingly over-the-top moments right out of a Ziegfeld folly or a Vegas revue. (Arthur and his nutty knights even are reminded that “what happens in Camelot, stays in Camelot.”) Read the rest of this entry »