Something Rotten!

Locally Produced Premiere

Beck Center for the Arts

July 8 - August 7, 2022

Director: Scott Spence
Musical Director: Larry Goodpaster
Choreographer: Martín Cespedes
Scenic Designer: Cheri DeVol
Light Design: Ben Gantose
Costume Design: Inda Blatch-Geib
Wardrobe Mistress: Becky Pitcher
Sound Design: Angie Hayes
Stage Manager: Libby White
Assistant Stage Managers: Hayley Baran, Jamie Benetto, Joy DeMarco
Technical Director: Mark DeVol
Equity Deputy: Theresa Kloos

Nick Bottom - Eric Fancher
Nigel Bottom - Ian Stewart
Bea Bottom - Theresa Kloos
Portia - Eileen Brady
Nostradamus - Matthew Wright
Shakespeare - Scott Sumerak
Jeremiah - Brian Altman
Lord Clapham - John Polk
Shylock - Tim Tavcar
Minstrel/Ensemble - Trey Milcowitz

Ensemble: Nicholas Bradley, Trevor Gill-Snow, Jared Guerrasio, Mack Hubbard, Connor McFalls, Zach Monczewski, Shane Strohmenger, Josh Trattner, Jonah Warhaft, Hailey Elberg, Stella Fisher, Imani Jackson, Bridget Mahoney, Erin Ripley, Eliana Taub, Lily Warner, Calista Zajac

Understudy For Nigel - Trevor Gill-Snow
Understudy For Portia - Hailey Elberg
Understudy For Bea - Lily Warner
Understudy For Jeremiah/Nick - Jared Guerrasio
Understudy For Shakespeare - Mack Hubbard

Press: Theresa Kloos Promo Article, by Linda Gandee
Mark Horning Review, by Mark Horning Review, by Roy Berko
Cool Cleveland Review, by Laura Kennelly
Cleveland Jewish News Review, by Sheri Gross
The Chronicle Telegram Review, by Howard Gollop
Scene Review, by Christine Howey
LandofCleve Review, by Rich Stimac

Plot Description: Set in 1595 the story of two brothers, who just happen to be the nemeses of a little known Mr. William Shakespeare, are desperate to write a hit play. A local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre will involve Singing, Dancing, AND Acting, all at the same time! Gasp! The brothers then decide to write a (wait for it) MUSICAL! The world’s very first musical!

2022 Cleveland Critics Circle Awards

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