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21–22 March 2024

The hilarious, smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, multi sell-out comedy festival phenomenon returns to Canberra to help you enjoy Shakespeare responsibly! Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare is the hilarious blend of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely sh!t-faced actor. What could possibly go right? With a genuinely inebriated cast member each night, no two shows are ever the same in this raucous, riotous, rampage through Shakespeare's most iconic play – Macbeth. Warning, this show includes a genuinely drunk performer and anything could happen. This show may contain drinking, swearing, nudity, simulated acts of a sexual nature, terrible singing, actual acts of a sexual nature, and quite possibly – some actual Shakespeare. ★★★★★ "The most fun I've ever had at the Festival. I left with tears streaming down my face and a sore belly from laughing far far too hysterically hard"  – Collage Adelaide ★★★★★ "No-holds-barred ecstasy" Broadway Baby ★★★★★ "Hilarious" The Advertiser ★★★★ "A hilarious, laugh-a-minute riot." – Clothesline Want to book in to see multiple exciting Canberra Comedy Festival shows at Canberra Theatre Centre? Give our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team a call on (02) 6275 2700 during our opening hours and they can assist in organising an amazing festival experience for you.

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Synopsis

21–22 March 2024

The hilarious, smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, multi sell-out comedy festival phenomenon returns to Canberra to help you enjoy Shakespeare responsibly!

Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare is the hilarious blend of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely sh!t-faced actor. What could possibly go right? With a genuinely inebriated cast member each night, no two shows are ever the same in this raucous, riotous, rampage through Shakespeare’s most iconic play – Macbeth.

Warning, this show includes a genuinely drunk performer and anything could happen. This show may contain drinking, swearing, nudity, simulated acts of a sexual nature, terrible singing, actual acts of a sexual nature, and quite possibly – some actual Shakespeare.

★★★★★ “The most fun I’ve ever had at the Festival. I left with tears streaming down my face and a sore belly from laughing far far too hysterically hard”  – Collage Adelaide

★★★★★ “No-holds-barred ecstasy” Broadway Baby

★★★★★ “Hilarious” The Advertiser

★★★★ “A hilarious, laugh-a-minute riot.” – Clothesline

Want to book in to see multiple exciting Canberra Comedy Festival shows at Canberra Theatre Centre? Give our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team a call on (02) 6275 2700 during our opening hours and they can assist in organising an amazing festival experience for you.

Dates & Times

Thursday 21 March 2024, 8.15pm

Friday 22 March 2024, 8.15pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Comedy Festival

CATEGORY:
Comedy, Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 70 minutes, with no interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language and 
may contain strobe and haze effects. Please note, this performance actually contains an inebriated performer and live drinking on stage.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is not suitable for audiences aged 15 and under.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
SEATING PLAN
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