The King's Theatrical Society first play of 2011 borrows from the repertoire of nineteenth century absurdist playwright Alfred Jarry. Director Iain Soder chose this "vicious attack at human vice" because it was the funnier, and lesser known of Jarry's works. In fact, it wasn't even performed for 20 years after it was written. Ubu Enchained is a counterpoint to Jarry's best known play Ubu Roi, following main character Pa Ubu as he's exiled to France and attempts to conquer the world by becoming a slave. This satirical story of a failed king will boast choreographed dance and get this, will be performed amongst the audience.
Jan 12-15, The Pit,A & A Building, University of King's College, 6350 Coburg Road, 8pm, $5/$7, for reservations 422-6011 ext. 102