The 5th Avenue Theatre Downtown
Sept. 12-Oct. 1 2017
Recommended by Christopher Frizzelle
In addition to Adam Pascal (who played Roger in the original production of Rent), Something Rotten! also stars Rob McClure and Josh Grisetti as two brothers who are trying to write a hit play in the 1590s but are stuck in Shakespeare's shadow. When a soothsayer tells them that the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, they set out to write the world’s very first musical. This show was supposed to be in the 5th Avenue's 2014–2015 season, but it was canceled because it went straight to Broadway.
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