Matthew Baker (Shakespeare) & Matthew Janisse (Nick Bottom) of Something Rotten! - STNJ Episode 242 by StateTheatreNJ published on 2018-10-03T17:02:18Z Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. Two of the leads Matthew Baker, playing Shakespeare, and Matthew Janisse, playing Nick Bottom, join us to chat about what led them each to this show and what audience members can expect from the show! Something Rotten! will be at The State for 3 shows only November 2-3.