Something Rotten!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Something Rotten! is set in Renaissance England, where two struggling playwrights, Nick and Nigel Bottom, attempt to outshine William Shakespeare. Frustrated by the Bard’s popularity, the brothers seek guidance from a soothsayer who predicts that the future of theatre involves musicals! As the Bottom brothers attempt to create the world’s first musical, they are met with theatrical mishaps, misunderstandings, and a spirited rivalry with Shakespeare himself.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

Cast Size: 18+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1500s / England (London)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Karey Kirkpatrick

Music/Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick

Book: John O’Farrell


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2015)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2010s, Comedic, Food, Metamusical, Original, PopularTap Dance


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