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Ubu the Puppet King


Rough House Theater
Rough House Theatre presents Ubu the King. The 1896 proto-surrealist play will feature original music and over 70 hand crafted puppets. The show runs September 9 through October 1, 2016, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm at the Chopin Theatre

Roi Rage


King Ubu

On December 10, 1896, Parisian theatergoers attended the premiere of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi(King Ubu). An obese grotesque carried a toilet brush as a scepter. He greeted them with the first word of the play, “Shit!” The audience erupted …