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SOMETHING ROTTEN!

Presented by Lyric Arts

Lyric Arts

420 E Main Street, Anoka, MN 55303

$32–42

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140 minutes

With intermission

Thursday, August 11 7:30 pm
2022-08-11 19:30:002022-08-11 19:30:00America/ChicagoSOMETHING ROTTEN!SOMETHING ROTTEN! July 15–August 14, 2022 Book By Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick | Directed by Scott Ford | Choreography by Hannah Weinberg-Goerger It's 1590 in beautiful, plague-ridden England and the Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a play to undermine the success of that Renaissance playwriting rock star, "The Bard!" When the brothers seek aid from the local soothsayer, they learn the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time! To take down their rival, 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...   CAST AND ARTISTIC STAFF JIM AHRENS as Shylock JUSTIN BETANCOURT as Nostradamus ELIZABETH CASSIDY, Ensemble KYLER CHASE as Nick Bottom CODY DAHLSON, Ensemble LAINI DEVIN, Swing ANDY ELFENBEIN, Ensemble BECCA HART as Bea Bottom GRANT HOOYER as Nigel Bottom MORGAN KEMPTON, Ensemble ERIC KNUTSON as Brother Jeremiah KIKO LAUREANO as Minstrel RYAN LEDMAN, Swing JOSHUA MELTZER, Ensemble LARS NISSWANDT, Ensemble BRANDON OSERO, Ensemble STEVEN RAMIREZ as Lord Clapham MARLEY RITCHIE, Ensemble ALEX STOKES, Ensemble JACK STRUB, Ensemble CARL SWANSON as William Shakespeare COURTNEY VONVETT as Portia TORI WHEELER, Ensemble SCOTT FORD, Director VICTORIA CLAWSON, Scenic Artist SHANNON ELLIOT, Lighting Designer PAUL ESTBY, Sound Designer JENNA HYDE, Lead Stage Manager PETER LEROHL, Scenic Designer MICHAELA LOCHEN, Props Designer EMILY LUDEWIG, Sound Tech ANNA MURPHY, Music Director KATE PETERS, Associate Stage Manager CAITLIN QUINN, Costume Designer K.E. WALKER, Lead Assistant Stage Manager HANNAH WEINBERG-GOERGER, Choreographer KELLEY YOUNT, Assistant Stage Manager Twin Cities metroT
Friday, August 12 7:30 pm
2022-08-12 19:30:002022-08-12 19:30:00America/ChicagoSOMETHING ROTTEN!SOMETHING ROTTEN! July 15–August 14, 2022 Book By Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick | Directed by Scott Ford | Choreography by Hannah Weinberg-Goerger It's 1590 in beautiful, plague-ridden England and the Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a play to undermine the success of that Renaissance playwriting rock star, "The Bard!" When the brothers seek aid from the local soothsayer, they learn the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time! To take down their rival, 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...   CAST AND ARTISTIC STAFF JIM AHRENS as Shylock JUSTIN BETANCOURT as Nostradamus ELIZABETH CASSIDY, Ensemble KYLER CHASE as Nick Bottom CODY DAHLSON, Ensemble LAINI DEVIN, Swing ANDY ELFENBEIN, Ensemble BECCA HART as Bea Bottom GRANT HOOYER as Nigel Bottom MORGAN KEMPTON, Ensemble ERIC KNUTSON as Brother Jeremiah KIKO LAUREANO as Minstrel RYAN LEDMAN, Swing JOSHUA MELTZER, Ensemble LARS NISSWANDT, Ensemble BRANDON OSERO, Ensemble STEVEN RAMIREZ as Lord Clapham MARLEY RITCHIE, Ensemble ALEX STOKES, Ensemble JACK STRUB, Ensemble CARL SWANSON as William Shakespeare COURTNEY VONVETT as Portia TORI WHEELER, Ensemble SCOTT FORD, Director VICTORIA CLAWSON, Scenic Artist SHANNON ELLIOT, Lighting Designer PAUL ESTBY, Sound Designer JENNA HYDE, Lead Stage Manager PETER LEROHL, Scenic Designer MICHAELA LOCHEN, Props Designer EMILY LUDEWIG, Sound Tech ANNA MURPHY, Music Director KATE PETERS, Associate Stage Manager CAITLIN QUINN, Costume Designer K.E. WALKER, Lead Assistant Stage Manager HANNAH WEINBERG-GOERGER, Choreographer KELLEY YOUNT, Assistant Stage Manager Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, August 13 7:30 pm
2022-08-13 19:30:002022-08-13 19:30:00America/ChicagoSOMETHING ROTTEN!SOMETHING ROTTEN! July 15–August 14, 2022 Book By Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick | Directed by Scott Ford | Choreography by Hannah Weinberg-Goerger It's 1590 in beautiful, plague-ridden England and the Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a play to undermine the success of that Renaissance playwriting rock star, "The Bard!" When the brothers seek aid from the local soothsayer, they learn the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time! To take down their rival, 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...   CAST AND ARTISTIC STAFF JIM AHRENS as Shylock JUSTIN BETANCOURT as Nostradamus ELIZABETH CASSIDY, Ensemble KYLER CHASE as Nick Bottom CODY DAHLSON, Ensemble LAINI DEVIN, Swing ANDY ELFENBEIN, Ensemble BECCA HART as Bea Bottom GRANT HOOYER as Nigel Bottom MORGAN KEMPTON, Ensemble ERIC KNUTSON as Brother Jeremiah KIKO LAUREANO as Minstrel RYAN LEDMAN, Swing JOSHUA MELTZER, Ensemble LARS NISSWANDT, Ensemble BRANDON OSERO, Ensemble STEVEN RAMIREZ as Lord Clapham MARLEY RITCHIE, Ensemble ALEX STOKES, Ensemble JACK STRUB, Ensemble CARL SWANSON as William Shakespeare COURTNEY VONVETT as Portia TORI WHEELER, Ensemble SCOTT FORD, Director VICTORIA CLAWSON, Scenic Artist SHANNON ELLIOT, Lighting Designer PAUL ESTBY, Sound Designer JENNA HYDE, Lead Stage Manager PETER LEROHL, Scenic Designer MICHAELA LOCHEN, Props Designer EMILY LUDEWIG, Sound Tech ANNA MURPHY, Music Director KATE PETERS, Associate Stage Manager CAITLIN QUINN, Costume Designer K.E. WALKER, Lead Assistant Stage Manager HANNAH WEINBERG-GOERGER, Choreographer KELLEY YOUNT, Assistant Stage Manager Twin Cities metroT
Sunday, August 14 2:00 pm
2022-08-14 14:00:002022-08-14 14:00:00America/ChicagoSOMETHING ROTTEN!SOMETHING ROTTEN! July 15–August 14, 2022 Book By Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick | Directed by Scott Ford | Choreography by Hannah Weinberg-Goerger It's 1590 in beautiful, plague-ridden England and the Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a play to undermine the success of that Renaissance playwriting rock star, "The Bard!" When the brothers seek aid from the local soothsayer, they learn the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time! To take down their rival, 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...   CAST AND ARTISTIC STAFF JIM AHRENS as Shylock JUSTIN BETANCOURT as Nostradamus ELIZABETH CASSIDY, Ensemble KYLER CHASE as Nick Bottom CODY DAHLSON, Ensemble LAINI DEVIN, Swing ANDY ELFENBEIN, Ensemble BECCA HART as Bea Bottom GRANT HOOYER as Nigel Bottom MORGAN KEMPTON, Ensemble ERIC KNUTSON as Brother Jeremiah KIKO LAUREANO as Minstrel RYAN LEDMAN, Swing JOSHUA MELTZER, Ensemble LARS NISSWANDT, Ensemble BRANDON OSERO, Ensemble STEVEN RAMIREZ as Lord Clapham MARLEY RITCHIE, Ensemble ALEX STOKES, Ensemble JACK STRUB, Ensemble CARL SWANSON as William Shakespeare COURTNEY VONVETT as Portia TORI WHEELER, Ensemble SCOTT FORD, Director VICTORIA CLAWSON, Scenic Artist SHANNON ELLIOT, Lighting Designer PAUL ESTBY, Sound Designer JENNA HYDE, Lead Stage Manager PETER LEROHL, Scenic Designer MICHAELA LOCHEN, Props Designer EMILY LUDEWIG, Sound Tech ANNA MURPHY, Music Director KATE PETERS, Associate Stage Manager CAITLIN QUINN, Costume Designer K.E. WALKER, Lead Assistant Stage Manager HANNAH WEINBERG-GOERGER, Choreographer KELLEY YOUNT, Assistant Stage Manager Twin Cities metroT

Past performances

Friday, July 15 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 16 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 17 2:00 pm
Thursday, July 21 7:30 pm
Friday, July 22 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 23 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 24 2:00 pm
  • ASL interpreted
Thursday, July 28 7:30 pm
Friday, July 29 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 30 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 31 2:00 pm
  • Post-show discussion
Thursday, August 4 7:30 pm
Friday, August 5 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 6 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 7 2:00 pm
 
Comedy Musical Minnesota premiere

SOMETHING ROTTEN! July 15–August 14, 2022

Book By Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick | Directed by Scott Ford | Choreography by Hannah Weinberg-Goerger

It's 1590 in beautiful, plague-ridden England and the Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a play to undermine the success of that Renaissance playwriting rock star, "The Bard!" When the brothers seek aid from the local soothsayer, they learn the future of theater involves singing, dancing, and acting—all at the same time! To take down their rival, 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...

 

CAST AND ARTISTIC STAFF

JIM AHRENS as Shylock
JUSTIN BETANCOURT as Nostradamus
ELIZABETH CASSIDY, Ensemble
KYLER CHASE as Nick Bottom
CODY DAHLSON, Ensemble
LAINI DEVIN, Swing
ANDY ELFENBEIN, Ensemble
BECCA HART as Bea Bottom
GRANT HOOYER as Nigel Bottom
MORGAN KEMPTON, Ensemble
ERIC KNUTSON as Brother Jeremiah
KIKO LAUREANO as Minstrel
RYAN LEDMAN, Swing
JOSHUA MELTZER, Ensemble
LARS NISSWANDT, Ensemble
BRANDON OSERO, Ensemble
STEVEN RAMIREZ as Lord Clapham
MARLEY RITCHIE, Ensemble
ALEX STOKES, Ensemble
JACK STRUB, Ensemble
CARL SWANSON as William Shakespeare
COURTNEY VONVETT as Portia
TORI WHEELER, Ensemble

SCOTT FORD, Director
VICTORIA CLAWSON, Scenic Artist
SHANNON ELLIOT, Lighting Designer
PAUL ESTBY, Sound Designer
JENNA HYDE, Lead Stage Manager
PETER LEROHL, Scenic Designer
MICHAELA LOCHEN, Props Designer
EMILY LUDEWIG, Sound Tech
ANNA MURPHY, Music Director
KATE PETERS, Associate Stage Manager
CAITLIN QUINN, Costume Designer
K.E. WALKER, Lead Assistant Stage Manager
HANNAH WEINBERG-GOERGER, Choreographer
KELLEY YOUNT, Assistant Stage Manager

Jim Ahrens Shylock
Justin Betancourt Nostradamus
Kyler Chase Nick Bottom
Becca Hart Bea Bottom
Grant Hooyer Nigel Bottom
Eric Knutson Brother Jeremiah
Kiko Laureano Minstrel
Brandon Osero Ensemble
Steve Ramirez Lord Clapham
Jack Strub Ensemble
Carl Swanson William Shakespeare
Tori Wheeler Ensemble
Scott Ford Director
Shannon Elliot Lighting Designer