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Improvised Shakespeare at the historic Blackfriars Priory

14 July @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

£16.00

Shakespeare hasn’t written anything new for an age, so we thought we would give him a hand… Using your audience suggestions and our overactive imaginations, we create a brand-new Shakespeare play live on stage, complete with live music, songs and plenty of laughs.

Pick your authentic Shakespearean genre: Epic History, Romantic Comedy, or Gruesome Tragedy! Pen your wittiest Shakespearean line for our brave actors to pull from their suitably-Shakespearean breeches when they need a helping hand – the twist? They’ll have no idea what the line will be before they say it!

Join ShakeItUp for Bard-Based Bedlam!

“Brilliantly bonkers… one of the best improvised shows out there.” (West End Best Friend – Five Stars)

“Quick witted, inexhaustible and absolutely hysterical.” (London Theatre Reviews – Five Stars)

“Laugh out-loud hilarious…a great night out” (Broadway World – Four Stars)

“Rip-roaring time…comedy gold!” (North West End – Four Stars)

“The Bard himself would have loved its joyful exuberance” (Theatre & Tonic – Four Stars)

“An authentic, if strange, work of Shakespeare” (Upper Circle – Four Stars)

“Clever and hilarious” – (Adventures In Theatreland – Four Stars)

“Alas I wishe I had written this myselffe” (Christopher Marlowe)

The show will take place in Blackfriars Priory’s iconic North Range.

A bar will be open selling a range of hot and cold drinks and light snacks.

Details

Date:
14 July
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
£16.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.gloucesterblackfriars.co.uk/whatson/2024/07/14/theimprovisedshakesepeareshow

Venue

Blackfriars Priory
Ladybellegate St
Gloucester, GL1 2HN Gloucester
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