WEST COAST REGIONAL PREMIERE
FINAL WEEKEND - MUST CLOSE SUNDAY, NOV 3 AT 1pm
Broadway’s Hilarious New Hit.
Welcome to the Renaissance! From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes something original…something fresh…Something Rotten! Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!
Youth Performance Underwriters
JIM & VICKI CUNNINGHAM
RON & SYLVIA HARTMAN
ACKERMAN FAMILY / EVALYN M BAUER FOUNDATION
Music and Lyrics:
WAYNE KIRKPATRICK, KAREY KIRKPATRICK
KAREY KIRKPATRICK, JOHN O’FARRELL
2 HOURS, 20 MINUTES
WITH ONE INTERMISSION
Synopsis: Something Rotten takes place in 1595 London, England. The Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel are trying to find success by writing plays, but are outshined by the rock-star playwright of the Renaissance, William Shakespeare. Desperate to find success Nick gets help from a soothsayer for the next big hit. Then Nostradamus, Nick and Nigel set out to write the next big hit: Omelette: The Musical.
Theme: Over-the-top take on Shakespeare.
Language: There are sexual innuendos.
Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling: No reference to any.
Sex: Suggestive language.
For Which Audiences? Recommended for 9 th grade and higher due to themes and suggestive language.
Rating: If this was a movie, it would be rated PG-13.
Cast & Crew