SOMETHING ROTTEN! When Two Brothers Write a Musical about Two Brothers Writing a Musical
NEW YORK — In the cheeky Renaissance England of “Something Rotten!,” the Broadway musical-comedy whose national tour kicks off at the Opera House beginning Tuesday for a two-week run, Shakespeare appears as a swaggering, leather-clad glam-rock god with a weakness for stealing other people’s ideas, an obsession with his own celebrity, and an ego as …
SOMETHING ROTTEN! Gets you Laughing at the Start
St Louis Post-Dispatch
Nick Bottom is the name of the weaver who, thanks to a little magic from a fairy named Puck, has his head replaced with the head of an ass. Because “Something Rotten!” is packed with jokes — jokes about Shakespeare’s plays and jokes about musicals — it’s practically impossible to talk about this show without …
SOMETHING ROTTEN! Aims for the Funny Bone
Rob McClure, the Tony-nominated star of the musical “Chaplin,” stars as Nick Bottom, who with his brother Nigel (Josh Grisetti) are struggling playwrights trying everything to upstage their chief rival — an infuriating guy named William Shakespeare (“Rent’s” Adam Pascal), the rock star of Elizabethan England. Messrs. McClure, Grisetti and Pascal were on the Broadway …
SOMETHING ROTTEN! Show Us the Way! Go Behind the Scenes of the National Tour of Something Rotten!
Welcome to the touring Renaissance! Tag along with star Josh Grisetti and get an exclusive backstage sneak peek at the touring production of Something Rotten!.
SOMETHING ROTTEN! ‘Ready For That Big Number’: Watch Blake Hammond Become Nostradamus for the Something Rotten! Tour
Spend time backstage at the touring production of Something Rotten! with Blake Hammond, the stage favorite who plays the scene-stealing Nostradamus.