Dates - November 19 (vocals sign up) The vocal sides are located in one place this year, check out the link here.
You must print your own sides (hint- print in the library). These will be made available soon.
KING ARTHUR : The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Roundtable and find the Holy Grail. Great Humor. Good singer.
SIR ROBIN M/F: A Knight of the Roundtable. Ironically called ‘Sir Robin the Brave,’ though he couldn’t be more cowardly. Joins the Knights for the singing and dancing.
SIR LANCELOT d/b/a LANCE : A Knight of the Roundtable. He is fearless to a bloody fault, but through a twist of fate, does discover his ‘softer side.
PATSY : King Arthur’s horse and servant. Underappreciated but always longing for King Arthur’s approval. Good, funny, physical mover with some tap dancing.
SIR GALAHAD (30s): A Knight of the Roundtable. Begins as Dennis, a lower class ‘mud gatherer’ who becomes knighted and transforms into the dashing Sir Galahad. Strong bari/tenor singing required.
SIR BEDEVERE (20s-40s): A Knight of the Roundtable. An inept scholar. No solo singing.
THE LADY OF THE LAKE (20s-30s): A Diva. Strong, beautiful, possesses mystical powers. The leading lady of the show. Great singing voice is essential, as she must be able to sing effortlessly in many styles and vocal registers.
*HISTORIAN: A tweedy academic. Must have excellent diction.
*NOT DEAD FRED: A sickly little fellow who, despite others’ beliefs, claims he is “not yet dead.”
*PRINCE HERBERT: The hopeful and frilly prince who loves to sing, and pines for his love atop a tower.
*Can be played by the same actor or different actors
THE VOICE OF GOD may be live or recorded. (Eric Idle’s GOD voiceover is provided on the TRW Production CD.)
ENSEMBLE: The ensemble/chorus also cover the following roles:
(These roles can all be played by female or male actors.)
MAYOR and FINLAND VILLAGERS
SINGING MONKS: Males can sing offstage with female monks onstage
SIR NOT APPEARING: DON QUIXOTE or any other well-known knight such as BATMAN the Dark Knight, a Jedi Knight, a Knight of Columbus, etc. (This character is a good opportunity for a cameo appearance by a beloved administrator, local official, etc.)
DENNIS GALAHAD’S MOTHER: a shrill peasant woman (often played by a large male actor as an homage to the original Python sketches.
THE DANCING MONK
THE DANCING NUN
THE FRENCH TAUNTER: an arrogant, condescending, over-the-top Frenchman
TWO FRENCH GUARDS: also arrogant, condescending, over-the-top Frenchman
ROBIN’S MINSTRELS: In Sir Robin’s band
THE KNIGHT OF NI: an absurd, cartoonish leader of a peculiar group of Knights
THE KNIGHTS OF NI: usually played by female actors
THE BLACK KNIGHT: who is always ready to duel despite multiple injuries.
PRINCE HERBERT’S FATHER: a wealthy, brutish Yorkshireman at odds with his sensitive son
GUARD 1: The lead guard
GUARD 2: A drunken, useless guard
CONCORDE: Sir Lancelot’s horse and servant
TIM THE ENCHANTER: a ghostly being with a Scottish accent.
SIR BORS: a knight who will confront the killer rabbit