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St. James Theatre

Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, 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.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 1, 2017.

Theater

St. James Theatre

246 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Story

Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, 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.

Show Dates

Preview

Mar 23 2015

Opening

Apr 22 2015

Closing

Jan 01 2017

Critics' Reviews

"Ingenious, outrageous and irresistible! "

Review by Marilyn Stasio from Variety

"Yep, this is a blockbuster! A deliriously entertaining new musical comedy that brings down the house! "

Review by Joe Dziemianowicz from New York Post

Show Dates

Preview

Mar 23 2015

Opening

Apr 22 2015

Closing

Jan 01 2017
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