Ubu Roi

David Sinaiko in As You Like It by William Shakespeare

by Alfred Jarry
In a new translation by Rob Melrose
Directed by Sean Daniels
May 14
At the EXIT Cafe
156 Eddy St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Yes, this is the play that caused riots in Paris. Yes, this is the play that prompted Yeats to say, “After us, the Savage God!” We will attempt to rediscover this ground-breaking piece in a new translation that works to get beyond the initial shock of the first performance and capture the uncanny genius of Alfred Jarry.