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Something Rotten Washington DC Tickets
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The musical that gives Shakespeare a taste of his own medicine and makes the Black Death look like a walk in the park, Something Rotten, is coming to Washington DC. The music and lyrics of Something Rotten were written by Wayne Kirkpatrick, a Grammy Award winner, and Karey Kirkpatrick, a Golden Globe Award nominee. The book of Something Rotten was written by Karey Kirkpatrick and author John O'Farrell. Directing Something Rotten in Washington DC is Casey Nicholaw, who also directed Aladdin, Tuck Everlasting, Mean Girls, The Prom, and To Be or Not to Be. He also directed and choreographed Elf and All About Me and co-directed and choreographed The Book of Mormon.
Usurping the Bard
Something Rotten is a side-splitting musical comedy taking place in London, England, during The Renaissance when Shakespeare was a living legend. Overshadowed and hampered by the Bard's success, the Bottom brothers, a couple of nobodies, learn from a soothsayer that plays with musical numbers are to be the next big thing in the future. Aiming to steal a bit of Shakespeare's glory for themselves, the Bottom boys set out to write the world's first musical, with hilarious results. Something Rotten was nominated for 10 Tony Awards and received one, for Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Musical, which went to Christian Borle.
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Where is Something Rotten being staged in Washington DC?
Something Rotten ran in Washington DC from Feb. 6-18, 2018, at the National Theatre.
What can I expect from Something Rotten?
Something Rotten features a hilarious cast of wacky characters performing epic musical numbers filled with song and dance. Every character in the show gets his or her moment in the spotlight while all together deliver a remarkable ensemble performance. The sets present a version of Elizabethan England through a cartoonish lens. The story is replete with Shakespearean references, for the literally minded in the crowd, along with references to various Broadway shows from over the decades.
What are the musical numbers in Something Rotten?
In Act One of Something Rotten are musical numbers like "Welcome to the Renaissance," "God, I Hate Shakespeare," "Right Hand Man," "A Musical," "The Black Death," "I Love the Way," "Will Power" and "Bottom's Gonna Be on Top." In Act Two of Something Rotten are musical numbers like "Hard to Be the Bard," "It's Eggs!" "We See the Light," "To Thine Own Self" and "Something Rotten / Make an Omelette."
Who is in the Something Rotten Washington DC cast?
The touring cast of Something Rotten includes Matthew Janisse and Richard Spitaletta as the Bottom brothers, Matthew Baker as Shakespeare and Greg Kalafatas as Nostradamus. Rounding out the main cast of Something Rotten in Washington DC are Emily Kristen Morris, Mark Saunders and Jennifer Elizabeth Smith. Supporting them in the Ensemble and as understudies are Drew Arisco, Abby Bartish, Emma Benson, Zachary Bigelow, Katie Scarlett Brunson, Julian Burzynski Jr., Brian Cowing, Alex Eisenberg, Tim Fuchs, Robert Head, Devin Holloway, Danny Lopez, Keely Anne McCormick, Nick Pankuch, Aveena Sawyer, Allison C. Scott, Peter Surace and Dorsey Ziller.
How long is the Something Rotten running time?
Something Rotten runs for about two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission.