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Matthew Saldivar Joins Spamalot at the Kennedy Center

Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, and more Broadway stars lead the DC production.

Matthew Saldivar will play Patsy in Spamalot at the Kennedy Center.
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Broadway veteran Matthew Saldivar (Honeymoon in Vegas) will join the cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Kennedy Center, taking on the role of Patsy. He replaces the previously announced Harvey Guillén, who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons. The Broadway Center Stage production will run at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater from May 12-21.

As previously announcedSpamalot will star two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice) as Sir Lancelot, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin) as King Arthur, Drama Desk Award nominee Leslie Kritzer (Beetlejuice) as Lady of the Lake, two-time Tony Award nominee Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubtfire) as The Historian, Michael Urie (Jane Anger) as Sir Robin, Jimmy Smagula (Billy Elliott) as Sir Bedevere, and Nik Walker (Hamilton) as Sir Galahad. The company also features Phillip Attmore, Daniel Beeman, Maria Briggs, Michael Fatica, Ryan Kasprzak, Eloise Kropp, Daniel May, Shina Ann Morris, Kaylee Olson, and Kristin Piro.

Based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, and is the 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Musical. The Kennedy Center production will be directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, with musical direction by John Bell.