Something Rotten! on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts (Worcester, MA)
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608
2/20/2018 - 2/25/2018
Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes with 1 intermission

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by Courtney Symes - January 3, 2018

In 1848, a Lutheran scholar named Samuel Mosheim Schmucker first raised the question as to how an uneducated and untraveled man such as William Shakespeare could have penned 37 plays and 154 sonnets that dealt with subjects that he should have no knowledge of. Since then many people have cast their doubts about the identity of the Bard, including Mark Twain and Sigmund Freud. Most recently, with a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick, the Tony-nominated Something Rotten! hilariously takes a look at Shakespeare as a plagiarist. (more...)