Cast members have recorded a hip-hop anthem for Australia's Sydney Swans football team. Listen to "Swan Song (Cheer, Cheer)" and view pictures of the cast decked out in Sydney Swans footy gear.
Critics around the world are blasting out praises for Funk It Up About Nothin'. The Chicago Tribune proclaims, "The Brothers Q have focused on the rap-ization of the Bard...nobody does it better." And Around The Town Chicago encourages you to "spend a little time laughing your posterior off. I did and so will you!" Read more
From the Creative Producer
Read a note from CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton, who worked with the Q Brothers to develop Funk It Up About Nothin'.
The Q Brothers' "Foul Papers"
Check out the working drafts of GQ and JQ's "hip-hoptation"
of Much Ado About Nothing.
Much Ado about Funk It Up
James Braxton Peterson examines the affinities between Shakespeare's works and hip-hop's poetic folk culture.
See Costume Designer Debbie Baer's sketches for Funk It Up About Nothin'.
This Bard Gets Bawdy!