Shakespeare Party: Romeo and Juliet →
Everyone join us Thursday May 9th at the Jack London Bar (29 SW 4th Avenue, PDX, under the Rialto Poolroom) for Shakespeare Party: Romeo and Juliet! THE SHAKESPEARE PARTY is Surprise Party Theatre’s flagship project. Think of it a little 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...
Shakespeare Party: The Tempest!
On Thursday, February 21st Surprise Party Theatre is doing our latest Shakespeare Party (The Tempest!) at the Jack London Bar (529 SW 4th Avenue, PDX, under the Rialto Poolroom). THE SHAKESPEARE PARTY is Surprise Party Theatre’s flagship project. Think of it a little like Shakespeare karaoke—audience members are assigned parts at the door, provided scripts, and then we just get on our...
Shakespeare Party: Richard III
The latest installment of our Shakespeare Parties is coming to the Jack London on November 15th! Get ready to delve deep into the murderous world of English history with RICHARD III. THE SHAKESPEARE PARTY is Surprise Party Theatre’s flagship project. Think of it a little like Shakespeare karaoke—audience members are assigned parts at the door, provided scripts, and then we just get on our...
SPT Recommends: 7/16-7/22
So, as part of Surprise Party Theatre’s mission (“Here to make friends!”) we’re going to try rolling out a feature highlighting a few events this week put on by other people that we think SPT fans would dig on. It’s kind of a vague set of criteria, but we’re looking at stuff that defies easy categorization, that takes nerdy shit and makes it fun, and just...
We're coming out of hiatus!
SHAKESPEARE PARTIES HAVE A NEW LOCATION! Don’t get us wrong, we loved The Waypost, but we were just getting too big to perform there! We’ll be doing Shakespeare’s wonderful genderfuck in the woods AS YOU LIKE IT on Thursday, August 23rd at The Jack London Bar! Mark your calendars and keep an eye out for more information!
Most of the roles at our Shakespeare Parties are given out at the door, but we like to assign a few of the biggest parts earlier to give those actors a little bit of time to review their parts before the night of. Would you be interested in doing that for Macbeth? We’re holding an INFORMAL AUDITION/GET-TOGETHER on SUNDAY, MARCH 11TH at from 4pm-6pm. Think of it like a weekend happy hour, but...
NEXT UP: Macbeth
Join us for Shakespeare Party 2: Shakespearer as we take on that bloody, creepy, disturbing tragedy MACBETH. The Waypost (3120 N Williams) on Thursday, March 29th at 7:30 PM. See you there!
The Cast List!
Shakespeare Party: Measure for Measure is a week from tonight (Wednesday)! Can’t wait to see your beautiful faces there! We’ve pre-cast the five biggest roles, to give them a chance to look over their parts a bit before the night. We are so happy to announce: DUKE VINCENTIO will be played by noted local puppeteer, comedian and co-artistic director of “Shakesprov”, the...
THE FULL MOTHERFUCKING PRESS RELEASE
Who: Surprise Party Theatre What: Shakespeare Party: Measure for Measure When: Wednesday, January 18th, 7:30 PM Where: The Waypost (3120 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97212) Admission: Free! ($5 suggested donation at door for a script, which is required to participate.) Surprise Party Theatre is a brand new events company, dedicated to blurring the lines between the theatrical and the social,...
Save the Date!
Shakespeare Party #1: Measure for Measure! January 18th! More details TO FOLLOOOOOOOW!
Surprise Party Theatre: coming to PDX soon. Ish.