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 want to laugh, don’t take yourself too seriously, and can have some fun in a small atmosphere
Don't see it if You are no fun at all, are uptight and snooty or don’t want to enjoy yourself
See it if If you love improv combined with a Shakespeare classic. Intimate setting so you are right in the middle of the play.
Don't see it if You don’t have a good sense of humor, or were expecting a faithful rendition of MacBeth
See it if You enjoy new interpretations of something classic, you love to laugh at silly antics and you enjoy the opportunity to participate
Don't see it if you're devoted to maintaining a classic in it's original form or are uncomfortable with blunt raunchy humor.
See it if You enjoy being a part of a show that is unique every night with each new audience
Don't see it if You are intimidated by audience participation, do not enjoy sexual humor, or prefer organization in a play
See it if You enjoy engaging comedy that is somewhat raunchy! Also if you enjoy drinking.
Don't see it if You are offended or uncomfortable with sexual humor, you don’t like to be engaged physically with the actors, or you’re a snooty buzzkill.
See it if If you want to get inebriated and laugh the whole time. The cast is playful and involves the audience (especially if you're king/queen).
Don't see it if You want cheek pain the next day from laughing so hard.
See it if You’re looking for something light hearted and hilarious, not typical broadway show, be part of the show instead of watching from a distance
Don't see it if You are put off by language and sexual innuendos
See it if You want to have an uproariously good time with engaging who talk to you, while taking on Shakespeare in their own unique way
Don't see it if You’re an alcoholic, or think that $5 kettle chips spell societal downfall