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Ubu at school: Jarry and American cartoons

2007-2008 National Theatre of Northern Greece
Ubu at school: Jarry and American cartoons - Alfred Jarry
Launch: Vassiliko Theatre – Substage, 15/02/2008

''What does a 19th century classic have in common with Homer Simpson, Amy Sedaris, Stan, Kenny, Cartman and Lisa Kudrow? How is a mythical Polish king connected with a real physics professor? What is the relationship between a teaching room and a battlefield? What is a toilet brush doing in this teaching room? What does a chalk have in common with a bullet and yogurt with a bomb? What's the difference between real death and a death on stage? Could Ubu be secretly in love? Maybe militant? Arduous? Or is he gay? Can a bear achieve more than Hamlet ever did? And finally, why doesn't Ubu ever die?'' Hectoras Lygizos - Katerina Konstantinakou

Playwright: Alfred Jarry
Director: Ektoras Lygizos
Adaptation: Ektoras Lygizos
Movement training: Margarita Mantaka
Movement training: Mariela Nestora
Music Instruction: Nikos Voudouris
Comics workshop: Kostas Aronis
Master classes: Eleni Varopoulou
Master classes: Dimitris Dimitriadis
13 performances - 580 spectatores (free admission)
Vassiliko Theatre – Substage (15/02/2008 - 28/02/2008)
NTNG Theatre Workshop- 1st period
In the framework of: 'N.T.N.G. BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE CULTURAL EGNATIA' 3rd C.F.S. E.P. 'CULTURE 2000-2006' AXIS Contemporary Culture Development, INITIATIVE 2.1 CO-FOUNDED 75% BY THE ERDF and 25% BY NATIONAL FUNDING.