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Broadway first look: New musical ‘Something Rotten!’ brings the laughs

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Brian d'Arcy James, John Cariani, and Christian Borle star in this new musical comedy, Something Rotten!, coming soon the Broadway stage.

"Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater 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."

Previews begin March 23nd and opening night is set for April 22nd at the St. James Theatre.

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