Judging by the songs available on YouTube, the Broadway musical Something Rotten strikes an interesting balance between propagating familiar pop-cultural myths about the early modern period and unpicking some of those assumptions through playful anachronism. 1,217 more words
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Contrary to what the title suggests, the new original musical Something Rotten! is a fantastic burst of energy on the Broadway scene. It contains everything a good musical needs–an incredible cast, catchy songs, a compelling storyline and great choreography. 796 more words
Another cast recording release, another CD signing – Barnes & Noble recently held a CD signing for the (physical copy of the) cast recording of… 576 more words
Leather pants, booty shaking and a whole lot of hair! Christian Borle is bringing sex appeal to Shakespeare.
In this week’s Backstage on Broadway, I get a not so ‘rotten’ behind-the-scenes tour of his Tony-nominated show. 381 more words