Something Hysterical! Something Spectacular! Something Sensational! SOMETHING ROTTEN At The McCallum
The McCallum Theatre presents Something Rotten! for five performances, Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7. This hilarious musical comedy tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwrights stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star Will Shakespeare. When a soothsayer foretells the next big thing in theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, the Bottom brothers set out to write the world's very first musical! With the most singing, the most dancing, and the most gut-busting laughs on Broadway, it's something wonderful and something for everyone.
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!
The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed on Broadway by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), features music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick, and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.
Nominated for 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Something Rotten! is "a deliriously entertaining new musical comedy that brings down the house!" (New York Post).
The award-winning design team of Broadway veterans includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design), Peter Hylenski (sound design), Josh Marquette (hair design), Phil Reno (music supervision), Glen Kelly (arrangements), Larry Hochman (orchestrations), Steve Bebout (associate director), Brian P. Kennedy (associate music supervision) and casting by Wojcik | Seay Casting.
Something Rotten! was originally produced on Broadway by Kevin McCollum, Broadway Global Ventures, CMC, Mastro/Goodman, Jerry & Ronald Frankel, Morris Berchard, Kyodo Tokyo Inc., Wendy Federman, Barbara Freitag, Lams Productions, Winkler/DeSimone, Timothy Laczynski, Dan Markley, Harris/Karmazin, JAM Theatricals, Robert Greenblatt, Jujamcyn Theaters.
Performance times of Something Rotten! are
Friday, April 5, 8:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
The Friday, April 5, performance at 8:00pm is presented through the generosity of Ron and Shelly Tamkin.
The Saturday, April 6, performance at 8:00pm is presented through the generosity of Henry and Carol Levy.
Tickets for these performances are priced at $125, $105, $85 and $65, depending on performance time and seating. Tickets are available at the Theatre's website atwww.mccallumtheatre.com or by calling the McCallum Theatre Box Office at (760) 340-2787.