SOMETHING ROTTEN! is Coming to Las Vegas Aug. 8 – 13, 2017 at The Smith Center; Tickets on Sale June 16!

IS COMING TO LAS VEGAS
OPENING AUG. 8 – 13, 2017 AT THE SMITH CENTER
TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 16, 2017

“A DELIRIOUSLY ENTERTAINING new musical comedy that brings down the house!”
–New York Post

“FRESH, IRREVERENT and HYSTERICAL!”
Associated Press

 The completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN!, directed and choreographed by Tony® Award winner Casey Nicholaw (THE BOOK OF MORMON, ALADDIN), with music and lyrics by GRAMMY® Award winner and Tony® Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony® Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony® Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O’Farrell, opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Aug. 8 – 13, 2017. Book your tickets online at www.TheSmithCenter.com, call 702.749.2000 or visit The Smith Center box office.

Nominated for 10 Tony® Awards including “Best Musical,” SOMETHING ROTTEN! comes to Las Vegas with three principal cast members directly from Broadway: Rob McClure as “Nick Bottom,” Adam Pascal as “Shakespeare” and Josh Grisetti as “Nigel Bottom.” The touring cast also features Maggie Lakis as “Bea,” Blake Hammond as “Nostradamus,” Autumn Hurlbert as “Portia,” Scott Cote as “Brother Jeremiah” and Jeff Brooks as “Shylock.”

 

The award-winning design team of Broadway veterans includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design), Peter Hylenski (sound design), Josh Marquette (hair design), Phil Reno (music direction/conductor), Glen Kelly (arrangements), Larry Hochman (orchestrations), Steve Bebout (associate director) and casting by Telsey + Company/Bethany Knox, CSA.

 

From the director of ALADDIN, co-director of THE BOOK OF MORMON and the producer of RENT, AVENUE Q and IN THE HEIGHTS, this hilarious new musical comedy tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwrights stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar Will Shakespeare. When a soothsayer foretells the next big thing in theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, the Bottom brothers set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With the most singing, the most dancing and the most gut-busting laughs on Broadway, it’s something wonderful… something for everyone… It’s SOMETHING ROTTEN! – “the funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years” (Time Out New York)!

 

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is an uproarious dose of pure Broadway fun and an irresistible ode to musicals — those dazzling creations that entertain us, inspire us and remind us that everything’s better with an exclamation point!

 

Follow SOMETHING ROTTEN! on Twitter: @RottenBroadway, Facebook, and Instagram.

 

ABOUT THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas’ 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012. Heralded as the city’s Heart of the Arts®, The Smith Center is an architectural triumph and long-awaited cultural achievement that educates and entertains the citizens of Southern Nevada. The $470 million world-class performing arts center offers a blend of performances by resident companies, first-run touring attractions, lectures and internationally-acclaimed performers in music, theater and dance. The five-acre campus features four performance spaces including the 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall, the 244-seat Cabaret Jazz club, the 220-seat Troesh Studio Theater and the 1.7-acre Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park for outdoor concerts. Additionally, the campus is home to the Discovery Children’s Museum that opened in March 2013. For more information about The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, please visit www.TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.

Back By Popular Demand – The Book of Mormon at The Smith Center Sept. 22 – Oct. 18 – Tickets On Sale June 8

“THE BEST MUSICAL OF THIS CENTURY.
Heaven on Broadway! A celebration of the privilege
of living inside that improbable paradise called a musical comedy.”
Ben Brantley, THE NEW YORK TIMES

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

the book of mormon

Performances Begin Sept. 22
at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Public On Sale Monday, June 8

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking four-week week run in 2014 returns to Las Vegas for a limited engagement Sept. 22-Oct. 18 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  Single tickets will go on sale Monday, June 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at The Smith Center box office (361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106), by visiting www.TheSmithCenter.com, or by calling 702-749-2000. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348.

 

THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the landmark animated series, “South Park.” Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q.  The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker.

 

THE BOOK OF MORMON is the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Book (Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone), Best Direction (Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker), Best Featured Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Scenic Design (Scott Pask), Best Lighting Design (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan) and Best Orchestrations (Larry Hochman, Stephen Oremus); the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical.

THE BOOK OF MORMON features set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Brian Ronan.  Orchestrations are by Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus.  Music direction and vocal arrangements are by Stephen Oremus.

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on Ghostlight Records.

 

For more information, visit www.BookofMormonTheMusical.com

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