Not the Messiah: He’s a Very Naughty Boy!


Inspired by the brilliant Monty Python film "Life of Brian" comes this comic oratorio. Filmed at the famed Royal Albert Hall in London on its only European performance during the fall of 2009, it was performed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy troupe.

The oratorio was written by John Du Prez and Eric Idle. It is in five parts for orchestra, soloists and chorus. Starring Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. You don't have to be a fan of operatic style music as it is a mish mash of Handel, gospel, doo-wop, Dylan, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Plus it is funny, so be prepared to laugh at the insanity that is Monty Python.

Chapters:

1) The Liberty Bell March
2) Chaos and Confusion
3) There Shall be Monsters
4) O God You Are so Big
5) Mandy's Song
6) Woe Woe Woe
7) And There Were Shepherds
8) Spiritual
9) Brian's Dream
10) What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?
11) The People's Front of Judea
12) I Want to be a Girl
13) The Market Square
14) You're the One
15) Hail to the Shoe
16) Amourdeus
17) The Chosen One has Woken
18) When They Grow Up
19) Take Us Home
20) The Chosen One
21) Individuals
22) Find Your Dream
23) Arrested!
24) A Fair Day's Work
25) The Final Song
26) Always Look On the Bright Side of Life
Encore:
27) The Lumberjack Song

Special Features:
-The Road to Albert Hall
-Showtime!
-The Bright Side…
-Sing-Alongs
-Previews for Across the Univers, Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and Nine

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