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The Actors' Gang Presents UBU THE KING This Month

Ed Rampell in his People's World review of The Actors' Gang Ubu the King said, “With any luck, Ubu will be extended into 2023.  I have a feeling we'll be needing a good laugh in the year to come.”  The Actors' Gang, happy to oblige, is bringing back its smash hit, sold-old revival of Ubu starting Friday, January 27
The Actors' Gang Extends UBU THE KING Through Early December

The Actors’ Gang has extended its fortieth anniversary production of Ubu the King through December 3.  Ubu is a revival of the obscenely funny, deeply offensive, and utterly deranged play that started it all for this now storied theatre company.
The Actors' Gang Presents 40th Anniversary Revival Of UBU THE KING

In 1896, the bohemian, absinthe-drinking, rebellious writer Alfred Jarry debuted his revolutionary play Ubu the King with a single performance in Paris. The absurd satire shocked audiences, resulting in repeated interruptions throughout the performance and culminating in a riot. This violent reception cemented Alfred Jarry's legacy as a provocative and controversial author.
BWW Reviews: HARING UBU, A Filipino Adaptation of 'Ubu Roi'

Dulaang UP, together with UP Dulaang Laboratoryo, brings to the stage HARING UBU, a Filipino adaptation of French symbolist writer Alfred Jarry's 'Ubu Roi,' a precursor to the Theater of the Absurd and surrealism, at Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, University of the Philippines (UP).

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