An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard. More…
Every night in a hidden library on 47th and 8th with over 15,000 books a Drunk Shakespeare society member will have at least five shots of whiskey and then attempt to perform in a Shakespearean play. Each performance by The Drunk Shakespeare Society requires a Patron, an audience member to be the King or Queen who helps run the show. Anything can, and does, happen. Craft cocktails available during the show.
See it if you are in fact also drunk--that may be the only way to enjoy this show.
Don't see it if you are expecting a clever way of poking fun at Shakespeare. Even the sober actors act like they are drunk and the result is just a mess.
See it if you want to waste an evening of your time. Maybe my age (61) made me miss too many of the pop culture references, but it was excruciating.
Don't see it if you value your time.
See it if If you don't like seeing & hearing Shakespeare this is your antidote-it trivializes the characters and story.
Don't see it if You want theater than means something and watching people get drunk & stupid is not your idea of either enterainment or insight.
See it if you are a die-hard Shakespeare fan who needs to see every rendition and adaptation of his stories.
Don't see it if you are looking for something with substance. The character who took shots before the play was so drunk, I couldn't follow the new storyline
See it if No one who expects to be entertained
Don't see it if It’s corney, unintelligible, and just plain boring.