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Drunk Shakespeare Experience

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Drunk Shakespeare Experience

From$39 $25

36% off

Bucket Listers is excited to partner with Drunk Shakespeare to offer you exclusive ticket pricing:

💰Price List:
Balcony Seating: $25.00 per person (originally $39)
Stage Side Seating: $45.00 per person (originally $79)
🗓️Monday - Sunday
⏰Times Vary between 5pm - 9pm
📍The Lion Theatre 182 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

About the event:
The stage is set in a hidden venue where five classically-trained actors meet as members of "The Drunk Shakespeare Society". After one performer downs 5 shots of liquor, they attempt to perform a major role in a Shakespearean play. Hilarity and mayhem ensue while the remaining four sober actors try to keep the script on track. Every show is different depending on who is drinking... and what they're drinking!

Craft cocktails are available for purchase throughout the show. Running time is 90 minutes with no intermission.

All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges

Let's Keep It Safe:

- At this time, all staff and patrons must show proof of vaccination to gain entry to the venue. We will accept a completed vaccination card or Excelsior pass.

- Masks are required when you are not actively eating or drinking.

We want you to know that your health and safety remain our top priority, and we have closely followed the recommendations of federal, state and city health officials to develop the strongest operating protocols with the goal of providing a safe and enjoyable experience.

Each attendee will need to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for entry to Drunk Shakespeare, along with an appropriate ID matching the name on their documentation.

You must be fully vaccinated, which means the day of your event must be at least 14 days after your second dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine or at least 14 days after your single dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

Your documentation needs to be directly from the healthcare provider that performed the vaccination. You can display your proof of vaccination on your smartphone or present a physical copy.

Drunk Shakespeare also welcomes the use of Illinois's Vax Verify portal or New York State's Excelsior Pass, which provides secure, digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination. You don’t have to be a New York resident to use Excelsior Pass – anyone who received a COVID-19 vaccine in the state of New York is eligible. For more information on Excelsior Pass, visit:


Bar & Concessions
The venue has a bar which offers a selection of beer, wine, craft cocktails and light snacks & sweets. Once you are seated you can enjoy service from your seats. There is no food or drink minimum at Drunk Shakespeare.

Restrooms are open for patrons 30 minutes prior to performances. All restrooms are gender-neutral and ADA-accessible.

21 and Older
We have a strict age requirement for entry into the Lounge. All guests must be 21 or older with a valid photo ID. No Exceptions.

Service Animals
Service animals are welcome at Drunk Shakespeare and must rest in the seating area of the individual during the performance. Animals are unable to occupy the aisle during a performance. Due to some seating configurations, there might be limitations of where we can accommodate service animals for the safety of both animal and performers. Please contact the venue to ensure we can accommodate your service animal at your scheduled performance. We suggest that the individual carries proof of certification or a license for the service animal.

Please be aware that Drunk Shakespeare may feature loud noises, strobe lights, spilled food and drink, and other aspects of the show which might present unsafe or unpleasant situations for service animals. Please ensure that your service animal is safe to attend the performance.

Safety and Security
Drunk Shakespeare staff reserve the right to inspect any bags or packages upon entry.

Drunk Shakespeare does not offer luggage/bag storage or coat check, and does not assume responsibility for lost or stolen items.

Drunk Shakespeare is a private theater, and no firearms or weapons are permitted in the venue at any time, no exceptions.

We reserve the right to deny entry, refuse service, or remove patrons who become too intoxicated at a Drunk Shakespeare performance. Patrons denied entry or removed due to being overly intoxicated or disruptive will not be given refunds or exchanges.

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From$39 $25

36% off