Up close with "Spamalot's" John O'Hurley

June 2, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Comic relief! Up close and personal with funnyman John O'Hurley, well-known as J. Peterman on "Seinfeld," the host of "Family Feud," and as the season one winner of "Dancing with the Stars." He is now performing to the delight of San Francisco audiences in the Tony Award winning musical, Monty Python's "Spamalot."

About "Spamalot":
Monty Python's SPAMALOT makes its California premiere in San Francisco featuring television star John O'Hurley. John O'Hurley is best known for his role as "J. Peterman" in the hit television comedy "Seinfeld" and currently hosts the popular game show "Family Feud." Monty Python's SPAMALOT will play the Golden Gate Theatre beginning Friday, May 22 through Sunday, July 5. Monty Python's SPAMALOT is presented as a part of the 2008-2009 Citibank Best of Broadway series season under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays.

Lovingly "ripped-off" from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Monty Python's SPAMALOT is the winner of three 2005 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Director (Mike Nichols), as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Musical. Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's SPAMALOT features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight.Monty Python isn't a person, but a group of British actors and writers (and one American) that performed their famous comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus on the BBC from 1969 to 1974, with subsequent international fame and success.The original cast recording of Monty Python's SPAMALOT won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. , with subsequent international fame and success.The original cast recording of Monty Python's SPAMALOT won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.

May 22 - July 5th, 2009
The Golden Gate Theatre
San Francisco
1 Taylor (@ Market & 6th)

Ticket information:
Tickets for Monty Python's SPAMALOT range in price from $30 to $99 and can be purchased online at shnsf.com, through Ticketmaster by calling (415) 512-7770, at all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and at the Orpheum Theatre Box Office (1192 Market at 8th St., Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm). Groups of 20 or more may order now by calling Group Sales at (415) 551-2020. To learn more Monty Python's SPAMALOT and other SHN shows, please visit www.shnsf.com

John O'Hurley's CD "Peace of Our Minds"
He has just released his first CD, Peace of Our Minds, a collaboration of his piano compositions with cellist Marston Smith, which debuted at #13 on Billboard and available on at www.johnohurley.com and at CDBaby.com.


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