A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING
Book and New Lyrics by Anthony Caporale
Arrangements by Josh Ehrlich
Directed by Nicole DiMattei
Run time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
House opens 30 minutes before curtain.
1 PART EDUCATION. 2 PARTS RECREATION.
Hailed as “remarkably compelling” by Time Out New York and reviewed by audiences as one of the best Off-Broadway shows on Time Out New York
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, A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING sweeps audiences along alcohol’s 10,000-year history across the globe, accompanied by three complimentary craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group! World-renowned beverage expert Anthony Caporale pours through drink history, the science of alcohol, and its economic and political impact on our cultural development, all while brewing beer, distilling spirits, and singing with the Backwaiters.
"One of the five best things to do in New York City!"
Presented in its entirety in a bar, A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING treats audiences to a completely original and thoroughly enjoyable evening of immersive Off-Broadway theater utterly unlike anything they’ve ever experienced! Guests leave educated, entertained, and buzzing with spirit. A limited number of Premium Tickets are available for each performance that include a Champagne Cocktail as a fourth drink and seating at the bar.
Click to watch A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING at Broadway in Bryant Park!
"An absolute must-see!"
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