"Isn't injustice just as good as justice?"
Theatre de Menilmontant, Paris
Join us on the absurdly violent/sexual journey of one man...a man who
promises to make Poland great again!
In December 1896, Alfred Jarry's new play, 'Ubu Roi', induced a riot in
the Paris theatre where it debuted. 120 years later, Squall + Frenzy
present a daring new adaptation of this symbolist masterpiece.
The grandstanding villainy of Pere Ubu is more relevant than
ever in an age of Trump, where reality TV stars who boast of their disdain towards normal people take power:
"Good and evil, right and wrong, up and down, into the pit!"
With influences from English pantomime, commedia dell'arte, Brecht
and Shakespeare, this surreal critique of current politics turns the audience into participants, while 'King Shit' rants
and raves onstage, obliterating opponents and supporters alike, raising laughter and, at times, fear.