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By: Apr. 26, 2015
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Christian Borle and the cast of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN stopped by Friday's TODAY to perform a medley of the numbers "God I Hate Shakespeare' and 'Will Power' from the hit Broadway musical. Click here to watch the performance. Below, check out a cast selfie taken by James Michael Scott!

Check out the full lineup from last week's 'Broadway Week' performances:

Click here to watch Monday's 'Broadway Week' performance of 'I Can Cook Too' from the cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN.

Click here to watch Tuesday's 'Broadway Week' performance from the cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

Click here to watch Wednesday's 'Broadway Week' performance of 'Roxie' from the cast of CHICAGO.

Click here to watch Thursday's performance from the cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU.

The completely original new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, officially opened on April 22nd at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) on Broadway.

Something Rotten! stars Tony Award nominee Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek), Tony Award winnerChristian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher), Tony Award nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof),Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show]), Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar (The Producers), Kate Reinders(Wicked), Tony Award nominee Brooks Ashmanskas(Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Peter Bartlett(Cinderella), Gerry Vichi (The Drowsy Chaperone) and MichaelJames Scott (The Book of Mormon).

From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes something original... something fresh... Something Rotten!, a world-premiere musical comedy about the musical comedy that started it all. Welcome to the '90s - the 1590s - long before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting and reminders to turn off your cell phones. Brothers Nick (d'Arcy James) and Nigel Bottom (Cariani) are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as "The Bard" (Borle). 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! But amidst the scandalous excitement of Opening Night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self... and all that jazz.

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is an uproarious dose of pure Broadway fun and an irresistible ode to musicals - those dazzling creations that entertain us, inspire us, and remind us that everything's better with an exclamation point!




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