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 enjoy making fun of Shakespeare with improvising actors and crude, sexual humor
Don't see it if You're easily offended or uncomfortable, or don't like Shakespeare
See it if you enjoy humor/improv revolving around Shakespeare, contemporary events and culture. intimate setting. alcohol permitted.
Don't see it if you think photography should be prohibited during a theatrical event. you don't enjoy being around a largely intoxicated crowd.
See it if you're in a mood to have a silly fun time w/ friends? or maybe by yourself wanting to kill boredom? - Laughter is still the best medicine !
Don't see it if you are clueless of any Shakesperean work (particularly Macbeth-the one I saw -not sure if they use same play all the time but i think so).
See it if You want a different type of Shakespeare, you enjoy silly drunken acting
Don't see it if You are serious about shakesphere,don't want to see raunchy, silly shows and are looking for a serious show
See it if You enjoy funny takes on classic theater filled with drinking, audience interaction, and modern jokes. You want to have a great time.
Don't see it if You like your Shakespeare verbatim and acted by classically trained actors, you abhor alcohol, or you don't enjoy humor.
See it if you love Shakespeare or you love drinking
Don't see it if you want to see a lavish show with finesse and poise - you're sitting close to your seat mates, drinking, and cheering
See it if you enjoy raunchy, ridiculous humor mixed in with booze and shakespeare.
Don't see it if you're offended by drinking (duh) or cheap laughs scored from lewd jokes.
See it if you want a REALLY FUN night, you dislike/love/are lukewarm to Shakespeare (it really doesn't matter)
Don't see it if you're a Shakespearean purist, you want something really thought-provoking, alcohol is not your thing
See it if You wanna have a good time. Not a typical show. More like an improv night with some shakespeare in it. Fun from beginning to end.
Don't see it if You are looking for a typical broadway, off broadway show. This is just a fun 90 minutes.
See it if You just wanna have a hilariously good time, like Shakespeare but don’t wanna watch a three-hour production, you’re a fan of drinking
Don't see it if You want a traditional Shakespeare experience, a traditional theatre experience, or aren’t a fan of drinking or drunk people
See it if If you are with a group for a fun night out, you like interactive theater, you like your bard to be bawdy (including the tragedies.)
Don't see it if You want to see classic Shakespeare done seriously, you don't like bawdy or raunchy humor, you are looking for a family show.
See it if you know some Shakespeare and want to have a great time. Still a lot of fun, even if you don't know a lot about Shakespeare.
Don't see it if you are a prude with no sense of humor.
See it if you like Shakespeare and impressively managed comedy in an intimate venue
Don't see it if you want "proper" Shakespeare or are offended by innuendo or swearing
See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and are not looking for a particularly serious night out. Funny, but is ultimately a joke with reverence for the Bard.
Don't see it if you can't handle people making fun of William Shakespeare or if you do not like drinking humor. It helps to go in knowing some references.
See it if Want to see an actor get drunk and others try to keep the storyline, and enjoy Some moments of good soliloquies, or see a long sketch.
Don't see it if If you like seeing shows by yourself (like I do). If you want to see a hilarious show, not a long comedy hour.