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Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

created and developed by Jess Shoemaker and (re)discover theatre

An orgy of hilarious, powerful, and revealing explorations of gender, sexuality, intimacy, kink, and relationships, all told through the bard's sexiest scenes… stripped down to 4 actors, 12 scenes and 23 roles. The only question is: How do you want it? Every night the audience picks which actor plays each role. Grab your BFF, your F*ck Buddy, your Bae, your Swipe Right, and prepare to get your drink on! 

FEBRUARY 1 - 24 (+Feb 14)
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm
with a special Valentines Day performance Wednesday Feb. 14
Must be 21+ to attend.

*ASL interpreted performance, Sat 2/17 @ 7:30pm

LOCATION: Mary's Attic - 5400 N Clark St., Chicago, IL


*TOP PICK* Feature
"It’s a good show for anyone who enjoys improv, Shakespeare, and interactive theatre! "
- Picture This Post

"a raucous yet responsible blast, filled with gender play, kink and various takes on intimacy through the eyes of the Bard of Avon."
"Fifty Shades of Shakespeare makes for an excellent date night, Galentine's Day or solo activity, and holds up to multiple viewings."
- Windy City Times

 Fifty Shades of Shakespeare Production Photos (2018)  photos by: Cody Jolly Photography

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare Production Photos (2018)

photos by: Cody Jolly Photography

 Fifty Shades of Shakespeare Promotional Photos (2018)  photos by: Cody Jolly Photography

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare Promotional Photos (2018)

photos by: Cody Jolly Photography


FIFTY SHADES OF SHAKESPEARE TEAM:

CAST:
Courtney Abbott
Charlie Baker
Ty Carter
Gabriela Diaz

CREATIVE: 
Lexi Saunders - Director
Daniella Wheelock - Assistant Director
Camille Oswald - Stage Manager
Sarai Moore - Assistant Stage Manager
Hannah Todd - Text Coach
Rachel Flesher - Intimacy and Violence Designer
Zack Payne - Assistant Violence and Intimacy Designer
Daniel C. Brown - Assistant Violence and Intimacy Designer
Ellie Humphrys - Lighting Designer
Ralph Loza - Sound Designer
Janet Howe - Costume Designer
Shannon Melick - Props Designer
Mia Vivens - Choreographer

DIGITAL PROGAM WITH FULL BIOS

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency