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Something Rotten

The world’s first musical?

In the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. Be true to thine own self and experience this outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce.


  • Tickets are $28 for adults, $15 for youth under 18, plus fees. For other prices such as Two-on-the-Town, Partial View, Service Dogs, & Groups of 8 or more, call the Box Office.

  • Note that due to some adult-oriented humor, this production may be rated PG-13 were it a film.

  • If sold out, we have a Waiting List.

  • No refunds; exchanges often possible for a fee.

Thank you to our show sponsor

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