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Something Rotten!

Synopsis
Musical comedy. Set in 1595, the story follows the Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel, who struggle to find success in the theatrical world, as they compete with the wild popularity of their contemporary William Shakespeare. Music direction and vocal arrangements by Phil Reno. Videotaped for TOFT by Jon Pretnar.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
23 Apr 2016
Duration
133 mins

Credits

Director
Jon Pretnar; Nicholaw Casey
Writer
Karey Kirkpatrick; Wayne Kirkpatrick
Music
Karey Kirkpatrick; Wayne Kirkpatrick
Production Design
Scott Pask
Costume
Gregg Barnes
Choreographer
Nicholaw Casey
Cast
Brian d’Arcy JamesNick Bottom
Christian BorleWilliam Shakespeare
Gerry VichiShylock
John CarianiNigel Bottom
Kate ReindersPortia
Phil RenoMusic direction

Additional Details

Theatre
St James Theatre, New York, N.Y.
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
"Play on"

Notes

General
Based on book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell.
Reviews
Full details of the production including awards, list of musical numbers, and original cast at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Something_Rotten! (accessed 6/2016).

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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