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The Cast of Something Rotten! Previews Its Rockin' Score

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The Renaissance is about to spice up Broadway's musical season with Something Rotten!, beginning performances at the St. James Theatre on March 23. Set in the 1590s, playwrights and brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom (Brian d'Arcy James and John Cariani) find themselves in direct competition with the rock-star writer of the day, William Shakespeare (Christian Borle).Take a look at clips of the cast performing a few of the musical's original numbers, prominently featuring anti-Shakespeare sentiments and an incredibly buff Bard.