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SOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses With Hilarious Social Media Image

Something Rotten! celebrates being a Tony loser!

Fresh Shakespeare-themed Broadway musical comedy Something Rotten! received 10 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, Best Actor In A Musical (Brian D'Arcy James) as well as two candidates for Best Featured Actor In A Musical, Christian Borle (who won) and Brad Oscar, among its many citations, and a brand new social media image celebrating its losses in the show's characteristically humorous fashion is now available to view.

The official Facebook page posted a list of many famous legendary musicals to have lost Best Musical, commenting, "We like the company we keep!"

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The official description of Something Rotten! is as follows: "Celebrated Broadway musical theater favorites, 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 Michael James Scott (The Book of Mormon) will join Tony Award nominee Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek) and Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher) to round out the 30 member cast of 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. 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 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."

More information on Something Rotten! is available at the official site here.

View the new image for Something Rotten! below.

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