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San Diego Premiere of Something Rotten!

Ovation Theatre Performances: Friday August 6th – Sunday August 15th

Encinitas CA—  Ovation Theatre is proud to present the San Diego Premiere of Something Rotten! – a hilarious mash-up of twenty-first-century Broadway meets sixteenth-century Shakespeare featuring local performers from San Diego County including Broadway San Diego Awards Semi-Finalist, Evelyn Berry, and National Youth Arts Artist of the Year for San Diego/North County, Audrey Deubig – both recent graduates from La Costa Canyon High School and Escondido High School. Plus, you’ll be welcomed to the Renaissance by recent Oceanside High School graduate, Natalie Musgrove.

Hailed by Time Out New York as “the funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years” and receiving several Best Musical nominations, Something Rotten! is about two brothers, Nick and Nigel Bottom, desperate to write a hit play but stuck in the shadow of the Renaissance rockstar William Shakespeare. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting, all at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. And the result is a hysterical, over-the-top celebration of everything you love about Broadway.

Featuring many of the most talented and dedicated young actors in San Diego County, Ovation Theatre’s award-winning productions showcase brilliant vocalists, extraordinary ensembles, and attention to detail reminiscent of the very best that Broadway has to offer. Audiences will be absolutely amazed at what the creative team has accomplished in this setting and time! As you’ll see, “nothing’s as amazing as a musical,” so don’t miss your chance to add this outrageous, crowd-pleasing, history-twisting tale to your summer “Must See” list.

Performances will be held outdoors at the Amphitheater at San Dieguito Academy Friday, August 6th – Sunday August 8th at 4:00 pm, Friday August 13th – Sunday August 15th at 4:00pm. Ticket prices are $25. Tickets are available at https://ovationtheatre.brownpapertickets.com/. Check out ovationtheatre.org, call (760) 487-8568, or email info@ovationtheatre.org for more information.

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About Ovation Theatre

Ovation Theatre, a 501(c)(3) based in Encinitas, serves the greater North County, San Diego area and prides itself on promoting professional quality youth and adult theatre within the community. Ovation Theatre is an award-winning studio and production company where students of all ages, levels, and abilities can stretch their wings, hone their skills, and become comfortable in the world of theater arts. Ovation Theatre has won numerous awards from National Youth Arts in the past eight years —including Outstanding Production for Matilda (2020), Crazy for You (2018), The Music Man (2017), and Peter Pan (2014); Best Ensemble for Anything Goes (2018), and Best Direction for Matilda (2020), Crazy for You (2018) and Into The Woods (2016); and other varied awards for musical direction, choreography, and outstanding ensembles. Their cast members have also garnered many Best Actor/Actress and Artist of the Year awards.



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