MNM Productions Partners with Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service for May 18 Preview Performance of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT at the Kravis Center
Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida’s hottest new theatre companies, today announced that Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service will be the exclusive nonprofit partner for the May 18 preview performance of its next production, Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, which will run May 19 through June 4 at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse.“Using a show’s preview performance as a fundraiser for a valuable cause or organization is a tradition for MNM Productions,” says co-producer Lifshitz. “Previous beneficiaries include Communities in Schools and car crash victim Adam Hewko for HAIR, and the Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches for The World Goes ‘Round.”
“For the preview performance for Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, we are very pleased to partner with AJFCS, which has worked for more than 40 years in the Palm Beaches to provide a wide range of services designed to strengthen individuals, families, and the community,” adds co-producer Gorman-Althof. “While primarily a Jewish organization, its mission is to address the community wherever needs are required, regardless of religion.”
Tickets to the preview performance of SPAMALOT are $50 each and are now available for purchase at the Kravis Center box office, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach; by phone at 561.832.7469; or online through the Kravis Center’s official website at kravis.org
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
SPAMALOT is the hilarious, Tony Award-winning musical about King Arthur and his rollicking round table. Musical highlights include “The Song That Goes Like This,” “Find Your Grail,” “Run Away,” “You Won’t Succeed on Broadway,” and the audience favorite “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.”
The show’s 20-person cast will be headlined by Johnbarry Greene as King Arthur, Laura Hodos as the Lady of the Lake, Joshua McKinney as Lancelot, Sahid Pabon as Robin and Andrew Shultz at Patsy, along with two MNM favorites, Michael Scott Ross (HAIR, The World Goes ‘Round) and Mike Westrich (HAIR).
The musical’s cast of singing, dancing performers also includes Alexa Baray, AJ Cola, Ryan Corridoni, Keagan Czerny, Jonathan Eisele, Whitney Grace, Nicole Kinzel, Kyle Laing, Shenise Nunez, Christie Rohr, Pierre Tannous, Emily Tarallo and Frank Vomero.
SPAMALOT is being directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Kimberly Dawn Smith, with Silver Palm Award-winner Paul Reekie serving as musical director.
Other upcoming musicals from MNM Productions include Stephen Sondheim’s COMPANY (July 21-August 6) and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (October 6-22).
About Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service:
Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs. At AJFCS, we are home to over 100 skilled professionals, working as one team, in one place, as one family. For more information, please call 561.684.1991 or visit www.jfcsonline.com.
About MNM Productions:
This production company is the latest venture by two experienced theatrical producers and arts consultants: Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz. The fledgling theatrical company has so far produced four major musical productions (A Chorus Line, Side By Side By Sondheim, HAIR and The World Goes ‘Round), three of which received “recommended” status for Carbonell Awards and two (Side by Side by Sondheim and The World Goes ‘Round) received nominations for Best Ensemble. In addition, MNM Productions recently received The Silver Palm Awards for Outstanding New Theatre Company and Outstanding Ensemble for The World Goes ‘Round, while Paul Reekie was named Outstanding Musical Director for The World Goes “Round and HAIR.