About the show
After touring the world and winning much acclaim (as well as derision from the more uptight critics), the team behind Shit-Faced Shakespeare bring their unique take on the bard to the Leicester Square Theatre in what promises to be a raucous night of laughs. In each performance of Hamlet, one of these professionally trained Shakespearean actors will be selected to get carefully intoxicated over the four hours prior to curtain-up. The remaining sober thespians must take what is thrown at them (sometimes literally) by their inebriated cohort.
“To drink, or not to drink?” – That is a question left up to the audience, who will enjoy some interaction over when the plastered player must down another beverage. The now-iconic tin bucket will be granted to one audience member each night, just in case the aforementioned sloshed star feels the need to project a soliloquy that’s slightly more solid in nature...
It’s silly, it’s crass, it’s unpredictable and it’s absolutely hilarious. This is a night out to remember (for all but one particular person involved) and perfect for a rowdy night out with mates, so be sure to get down to the Leicester Square Theatre for a riotously fun time with Shit-Faced Shakespeare - just be sure to visit the bar first.
Recommended forThis is a great one to see as a group, perhaps to kick-start a stag or hen do. Anyone with a robust sense of humour who enjoys a tipple will have a good laugh at Shit-Faced Shakespeare’s tipsy take on Hamlet.
Age Recommendations: Recommended 16+