Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi: Andy Capp Meets Macbeth

What do you get when you lock an absurdist and a surrealist in the world of Shakespearean tragedy?  Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi.  The play reads like Andy Capp meets Macbeth and serves as an interesting experiment that appropriates the romanticized notions of regality and ambition and casts them in the realm of the base and […]