Romeo and Juliet

Pittsburgh, USA

Byham Theater
One Night Only!

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“Romeo, Romeo, Romeo! Here’s drink: I drink to thee.”

The tale of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers is set to light up the Pittsburgh sky at the Byham Theater for one night only in July of 2019 with Shit-faced Shakespeare®: Romeo and Juliet.

The Capulets and Montagues wage a battle against one another all while losing site of what those pesky fourteen year olds are doing behind everyone’s backs. Two households, two teenagers, and too much to keep track of! We are sure it will all get better if we add a little bit of alcohol…

With potions and poisons and daggers and dueling and drinking and slurring and wobbling and drooling this romp through Verona is sure to make your weekend a delight.

Shit-faced Shakespeare® takes the best of The Bard and reshapes his words down to one hour versions of themselves all whilst adding a drunken cast member along for the ride.

Warning: Shit-faced Shakespeare is not appropriate for anyone who does not like a string of profanity and a nip-slip or two.

Shit-faced Shakespeare®: Romeo and Juliet is playing exclusively at the Byham Theater for this one-time performance.

Do not hesitate, folks! Book those tickets now!

Dramatis personæ

Shit-faced Shakespeare® features a cast of rotating players covering multiple roles over a run. You can, however, expect to see some of these Magnificent Bastards appearing in this production:

Laura Sullivan

Please do not adjust your hearing device, that's really how quiet Laura is...I know right! On a clear night with a still wind, Laura's dulcet tones can be heard gently wafting over Boston Harbor as far as Cape Town. Truly an acoustic wonder, Laura performs, produces, and directs for Shit-faced Shakespeare and is an original company member. One day she hopes to leave.

Josephine Elwood

Josephine "Josephine Elwood" Elwood is a goddamn theatrical institution! Do you have any idea how lucky you are to see her perform for you?! Did you know that she was nominated in 2015 for a Best Supporting Actress Award (for actresses appearing in plays (in a midsize theater (in the New England area)))? She came in 4th. One day Jojo hopes to be a runner-up in an even more specific category.

Kenneth Williams

Deep in the jungle, there lurks a beast with a tongue as long as twelve smaller jungle creatures standing nose to tail. It uses this tongue to hunt small prey and to attract a mate during the rainy season. It has, according to scientists, the 2nd most prodigious tongue in nature. Kenneth is number one on that list. Kenneth acts for Shit-faced Shakespeare and has a long tongue.

Noah Simes

Deep in the jungle, there lurks a beast with a tongue as long as twelve smaller jungle creatures standing nose to tail. It uses this tongue to hunt small prey and to attract a mate during the rainy season. It has, according to scientists, the 2nd most prodigious tongue in nature. Noah is number one on that list. Noah acts for Shit-faced Shakespeare and is 'podcast famous'. He's got a long tongue.

Sierra Grabowska

In 2016, the artist Anish Kapoor released a paint named Vantablack. It is so black that it absorbs 99% of the visible light spectrum. Kapoor forbade any other artist from using the color commercially. In 2017 competing artist Stuart Semple release Black 3.0, a paint even blacker, to the wider arts community. In 2018, Sierra joined Shit-faced Shakespeare with a heart of pure darkness. Deal with it.

Tyler Rosati

Tyler’s first role with Shit-faced Shakespeare was ‘Puck’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream four years ago. No, you don’t need to clean your glasses -- not much has changed in the past four years. Same show. Same role. Same shitty “peach” “champagne”. Tyler would rather be at home watching The Emperor’s New Groove than be here tonight, but alas...