Episode 456. Broadway’s “Something Rotten!”

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Three of the stars and original cast members of the hit Broadway Shakespeare musical Something Rotten!Heidi Blickenstaff, John Cariani, and Brad Oscar (pictured) — talk about the process of creating an original musical, from casting through rehearsals to last-minute changes right up to opening night. Featuring excerpts from the score, the joys of being plucked, the value of camaraderie, amazing casts and wonderful cross-sections of audiences, yet another shout-out to Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the rare opportunity to create original roles in a hit show on Broadway. NOTE: Part Two of this conversation can be heard here. (Length 21:51)