Ubu Rex by David Copelin


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Ubu Rex by David Copelin

From Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi (1896), the first absurdist play. Ubu Rex tells the story of Pa and Ma Ubu, vulgarians who usurp the throne of Poland, devastate the country, invade Russia, but are eventually dethroned.

Year Printed: 1997
First produced in 1990 at Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.

Running TIme: 120 minutes
Acts: 5

Male Cast: 10
Female Cast: 2

Cover image art by David Cooper