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Drunk Shakespeare stumbles into Chicago


Macbeth> gets a boozy but hilarious makeover in this exhilarating show.

The moral implications of Drunk Shakespeare, in which a performer gets deliberately plastered before attempting a major role in Macbeth, may feel a bit troubling. But concerns about liver damage aside, the recently opened Chicago version of this show (created by Scott Griffin and director David Hudson) that’s now in its fifth year in New York brings together a murderers’ row of comedic talent to what is essentially Comedy Central’s Drunk History with a literary twist—served on the rocks, straight up, and with many disgusting variations in between.…

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