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 daddy, your zaddy, your BFF, or your latest Tinder match, and prepare to get your drink on!
FEBRUARY 7 - MARCH 2
ASL Interpreted Performance: Thursday, February 28
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm
Must be 18+ to attend.
LOCATION: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro — 3905 N Lincoln
*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 TEAM:
Directed by Daniella Wheelock
Choreography: Jeez Loueez
Fight and Intimacy Design: Charlie Baker
Text Coach: Hannah Todd
Costume Design: Erika Clauson
Sound Design: Matt Reich
Lighting Design: Jamie Lyn Woods
Casting by: Karissa Murrell Myers
Stage Manager: Jamieson Werling
Production Manager: Ann Kreitman
Assistant Stage Manager: Jamie Lyn Woods
Assistant Director: Morgan Massaro
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency