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Ubu - 1989 - Off-Broadway

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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2019
We all know an Ubu. Impossibly greedy, unstoppably crude, inexorably hell-bent on making our country great again! Sound familiar?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020
The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will be one of dozens theaters from around the world that will present a reading of acclaimed playwright Andrei Kureichik's INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020
Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2019
Full tour dates are announced for Kneehigh's phantasmagorical and savagely funny Ubu! A Singalong Satire. As previously announced, the show will play at London's Shoreditch Town Hall in December as the perfect alternative Christmas show. It will then embark on a mini UK tour; travelling to Bristol Marble Factory, The Lowry, Salford and Leeds Playhouse.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2019
YOU CAN KISS ME, a short film by Jan Janelak, will be an official entry in the 15th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles, October 17-20, 2019. The film, written and directed by Janelak, is a sexy and saucy look at two women looking for love who find more - or less - than either of them expected.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2019
The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre, announce the cast and creative team of Fully Committed. Under the direction of Alley Associate Producer and Casting Director Brandon Weinbrenner, Resident Acting Company Member Dylan Godwin steps into the role of Sam. Arriving just in time for the holidays at the Alley, Becky Mode's hilarious hit lets the holiday madness run wild. Performances of Fully Committed begin Tuesday, November 26 and run through Sunday, December 29. Tickets are available at the Alley Theatre Box Office at 713.220.5700 and online at www.alleytheatre.org.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020
Artistic Directors of Cheek by Jowl, Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod today announce the second series of their podcast, Not True, But Useful… hosted by Lucie Dawkins. New episodes of the podcast will be released every Friday from 20 November.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019
Bristol Old Vic today launched its 2020 programme of work, Year of Artists a?" shining a spotlight on the role of artists in a changing world, and celebrating creativity in us all. Work from some of the most incredible talent in British theatre today (from Emma Rice, Sally Cookson, Joel Horwood and Maria Aberg) sits alongside dazzling new writers and artists (such as Ross Willis and Miranda Cromwell) and opportunities for everyone from across the region, regardless of age, experience or background, to get creatively involved.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2019
The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre, announce the cast and creative team of Fully Committed. Under the direction of Alley Associate Producer and Casting Director Brandon Weinbrenner, Resident Acting Company Member Dylan Godwin steps into the role of Sam. Arriving just in time for the holidays at the Alley, Becky Mode's hilarious hit lets the holiday madness run wild. Performances of Fully Committed begin Tuesday, November 26 and run through Sunday, December 29. Tickets are available at the Alley Theatre Box Office at 713.220.5700 and online at www.alleytheatre.org.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021
For Space 55's final virtual play of the season, they're combining surrealistic theatre & old school JRPGs like Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger-to create a work of video game theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will debut on Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm with a reading of Meg Miroshnik's THE DROLL {Or, a Stage-Play about the END of Theatre}.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
Seth Tucker in Partnership with PHX Stages - the top local source for theatre in the Phoenix metropolitan area - presents a special episode of Garage Concert in benefit of the ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence Theatre and Artist Relief Fund.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2020
Due to the ongoing health crisis, the traditional in-person event is replaced by an enduring online tribute.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the first weekly line-up of its new global series SEGAL TALKS.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2021
Join No Exit Theatre Collective for their first fully produced digital production April 1-4th!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or non-binary playwrights working today. Performance dates are August 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 at 7:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020
Several Downtown legends are congregating at the alt-cabaret hotspot Pangea in Marcha?? Among the headliners taking risks and breaking ground are Penny Arcade with her new show, a?oeNotes from the Undergrounda?? (March 4 & 18); David Cale, with new show a?oeSandraa?? (March 8), and Charles Busch being himself in a new act (March 26).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 19, 2021
The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2020
The Tank will present  La Pucelle (Joan of Arc). La Pucelle is a multimedia Shakespearean mashup and extended soliloquy of Joan of Arc on the eve of battle, written by John Reed
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 20, 2019
The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF), New York's premier French cultural and language center, today announced the 2019 Crossing the Line Festival, featuring 11 performances and a gallery exhibition from a geographically, generationally, and artistically diverse group of artists whose work transcends genres and boundaries. All performances are world, US, or New York premieres; they are united by their convention-breaking fearlessness as they confront topics from social injustice to personal demons. Many of the performances pay homage to legendary artists of our time and previous eras, while the theme of migration and its transformational effects on identity informs several others. The festival runs from September 12 to October 12. Ticket are available at crossingtheline.org.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 18, 2019
Today Methyl Ethel, aka Australian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalistJake Webb, announce their forthcoming September North American tour and aheadline London show at Electric Brixton on November 13.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 13, 2019
After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND returns this summer for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will add a fifth play to its four-play schedule with a pre-Election Day world-premiere presentation on YouTube of Christina Anderson's play GOOD GOODS in October (date TBA).
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - Jul 9, 2020
There are still plenty of ways actors (and theater people in general) can show off their talents.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 3, 2019
With the Cyprus-based group Rumba Attack begins at Heroes Square on Friday July 12th, the Rialto World Music Festival. Rumba Attack  performing original instrumental material in their distinctive Flamenco- Rumba style, blended with sounds from Middle Eastern origins, Rock and Bossanova. During their live shows they regularly feature guests including vocals, cretan lyra, trumpet,  ute, saxophone and various percussion, and they have collaborated with local dance schools.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2019
After a critically acclaimed run this spring, A WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO RIKERS ISLAND hasl returned for an extended run. Based on a true story, it is written by Richard Roy (Richard III with Denzel Washington) and Eric C. Webb, directed by Thomas G. Waites (Awake and Sing! starring Frances McDormand, King Richard III starring Al Pacino), and stars Richard Roy and Connor Chase Stewart.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
Firehouse Theatre has announced that it has added Anna Deavere Smith’s groundbreaking FIRES IN THE MIRROR to its SEASON OF DISCOVERY. The solo performance features Jamar Jones and is directed by Katrinah Carol Lewis. FIRES IN THE MIRROR will open on Friday, March 26 and run through Sunday, April 25, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
February is festooned with fun treats from beginning to end as a rainbow assortment of artists of many persuasions continues to take risks and break ground at the Downtown supper club Pangea.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announced today that Courtney O'Connor has been named as the third Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Matt Chapuran continues on as Executive Director, a position he attained in August, 2019.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 25, 2020
Today, Australian psych band, Methyl Ethel announces their new EP.  Hurts To Laugh will be released Friday 10th April via Dot Dash / Remote Control. Today, the band share the EP's lead single “Majestic AF”. Listen via methylethel.lnk.to/hurtstolaugh.
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 7, 2019
Welcome to Lovelyville. President Nick Dallas has just been re-elected, and all seems right with the world - until the disruptive force of Mr and Mrs Ubu make their appearance, that is. Completely at odds with the tone of the town from the moment they open their mouths, they are unable to sit back and try to make things work in their current situation. Cue an outrageous assassination attempt and a grab for power in which the crowd is powerless to intervene. Ambitious, cowardly, strange-looking leaders with poor public-speaking skills - haven't we seen this somewhere before..?
by Marianka Swain - Dec 4, 2019
Charles Hazlewood, co-conceiver of Kneehigh's Ubu! A Singalong Satire, has created scores for many iconic Kneehigh shows, including Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) and The Tin Drum. He has also founded the world's first large-scale professional ensemble of virtuoso musicians with disabilities, The British Paraorchestra, and conducted many of the world's other greatest orchestras.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 4, 2019
In a spectacular world premiere, Mona Foma is collaborating with Tasmania's award-winning Terrapin Puppet Theatre to present King Ubu, a wild satire of power and greed, adapted from 19th-century France to Launceston in 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020
Over the last three decades, the celebrated East Village-based Canadian poet/performer Adeena Karasick and Grammy Award-winning composer/trumpeter Frank London have each transformed the worlds of poetry and music with work that is sensual and political, steeped in Jewish mysticism, exploding notions of high and low culture.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 25, 2020
During this engaging, interactive, student-led series of masterclasses, students will explore recent events in regards to social injustice during these fragile and uncertain times. Students will also create original music and monologues to help them give voice to the struggles of their hearts in a hopeful, compassionate, and empathetic way.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 19, 2019
Juvenilia's Ubu Roar returns to the Modern Theatre for two weekends of raucous revelry and satire. This new translation of Alfred Jarry's play flirtatiously thumbs its nose in the face of yowling incompetence, greedy self-interest, and the immoral wielding of power. Ubu Roar is tons of fun and irreverent as anything recently tweeted.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2019
The Actors' Gang presents VIOLENCE: The Misadventures of Spike Spangle, Farmer, written by The Actors' Gang Artistic Director Tim Robbins and Adam Simon and directed by Bob Turton, who was most recently seen at The Actors' Gang as "The Maniac" in Accidental Death of an Anarchist. This no-holds barred satire of militarism and media manipulation begins performances May 2nd (Press Opening May 11th at 8:00pm) and will run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through June 22nd. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020
Local artist and producer, Seth Tucker is joined by Alyssa Chiarello, Marina Jarrette, and Sime Kosta for Episode 3 of Garage Concert LIVE! Sunday, April 5th at 2pm on Facebook Live. You can tune in here: http://facebook.com/seth.a.tucker
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020
From premiering new works by renowned playwrights like Greg Kotis to restaging avant-garde classics like Ubu Roi, Space55 has been bringing cutting edge theater to downtown Phoenix for over 14 years. For our final show of the season, we're taking our biggest leap into the unknown yet: a full-on remote production!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019
The Suffolk University Theatre Department is proud to launch an exciting new initiative - Juvenilia - with a kick-off event for its inaugural production, Ubu Roar. This unique theater event materializes for one night only at the Modern Theatre. Ubu Roar promises to be an evening of rollicking tyranny featuring live, loud music and a cash bar.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019
The Suffolk University Theatre Department is proud to launch an exciting new initiative - Juvenilia - with a kick-off event for its inaugural production, Ubu Roar. This unique theater event materializes for one night only at the Modern Theatre. Ubu Roar promises to be an evening of rollicking tyranny featuring live, loud music and a cash bar.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 24, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the fourth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustanda?"the State of the World. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in New York City and the US creating original programming every day during the week.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019
Stairwell Theater brings the Scottish tragedy to life inside the dimly lit world of a New York City speakeasy (don't worry, no one is going to make you put on a mask).
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019
Peak Performances continues a season of iconoclastic works with the U.S. premiere of Romeo Castellucci's Democracy in America, freely inspired by the writing of Alexis de Tocqueville (May 9-12). In a moment where the words "democracy in America" themselves read as a question, the firebrand director looks back on Tocqueville's canonized impressions of America's sociopolitical structure, and the potential, vulnerabilities, flaws, and dangers embedded in its roots.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 10, 2020
Today, Australian psych band Methyl Ethel release their new EP.  Hurts To Laugh, out now via Dot Dash / Remote Control, marks the ongoing output of Methyl Ethel singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jake Webb's restless mind.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Renell Shaw, composer, songwriter and Associate Artist of Hackney Empire, today releases a new video to accompany his Ivor Novello award-winning composition THE VISION THEY HAD (FROM THE WINDRUSH SUITE).