Venue/Location: The Waypost, 3120 N Williams Avenue, Phone: 503-367-3182
Date: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 7:30 PM
Shakespeare Party: Macbeth
Admission: Free, $5 suggested donation
The Shakespeare Party is Surprise Party Theatre's flagship project. Think of it like Shakespeare karaoke—audience members are assigned parts at the door, provided scripts, and then we just get on our feet and straight up perform a Shakepeare play. No stage, no auditions, no experience required. And no audience but ourselves. All in a comfortable and inviting bar where you can relax and have a drink with your friends (at least while you're not busy busting out iambic pentameter). Show up early to claim your part. Shakespeare Parties are hosted by Surprise Party Theatre's resident Shakespeare dork, Jonathan Owicki, who will provide color commentary, choose appropriate dance music, lead the drinking games, and let you in on today's Secret Word.
Macbeth is Shakespeare's bloodiest, most horror-iffic tragedy. It's a tale of ambition, betrayal, murder, madness, and witches. Lord Macbeth is told by three mysterious women that he is destined to become king, so he and his wife decide it's time for a little assassination. But murders are a lot like potato chips—you can never stop after just one...
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