An entirely serious Shakespeare play, with an entirely shit-faced cast member.

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“Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used” Othello: Act 2 Sc III

What happens when we take some of the world’s finest classically trained Shakespearean actors, a handful of the greatest works of English literature and add in enough alcohol to sterilise a brewery floor? Shit-faced Shakespeare® is exactly what happens.

Each night we take on one of The Bard of Avon’s most exciting plays and one carefully selected cast member is charged with drinking for 4 hours prior to showtime. The remaining sober cast are forced to fight their way through the show while incorporating, rectifying, justifying and generally improvising round their inebriated castmate.

With foul language, partial nudity, simulated acts of a sexual nature, attempted singing, full contact wrestling, full nudity, actual acts of a sexual nature and involuntary ‘tongue stuff’ Shakespeare plays are considered classical entertainment… All we’re doing is adding a slab of tinnies to the mix.

What could possibly go right?

“A mix of Royal Shakespeare Company and a university kegger… An absolute must see”

Glam Adelaide

“The antics only late night and drunken comedy can bring”

The Advertiser

“A hilarious, laugh-a-minute riot that has no choice but to survive on the edge of each unexpected moment”

The Clothesline

“This is no-holds-barred ecstasy in Shakespearean guise, and with a different culprit every night you can always come back for more”

BroadwayBaby

“A recipe for delicious madness… Hell, even if you don’t know or even like Shakespeare – you are guaranteed to enjoy this show”

This Is Radelaide

“Go if you hated Shakespeare in high school. If you don’t love Shakespeare after this you never will”

C44 Adelaide

Sellout Show Edinburgh Fringe 2017 - 2018

Sellout Show Brighton Fringe 2015 - 2018

Sellout Show Adelaide Fringe 2018

Shit-faced Shakespeare® Shorts

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