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Whitireia Stage & Screen presents: Ubu Sux

Ubu Sux
17 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020
7pm nightly, plus 1pm matinee Thursday 19 November
It's citizen versus Czar in this totally original, entirely reimagined LIVE & live-streamed adaptation of Jarry's classic satire 'Ubu Rex'.
Event type: 
Live event, Show, Theatre
$10 - $22
Live at Tapere Nui, Te Auaha & LIVE-STREAMED!
65 Dixon Street Te Aro
Online, Wairarapa, Wellington


Who gets the airtime?

Who commands the stage?


A riotous dark comedy with political undertones, UBU SUX is a new, multimedia adaptation of Alfred Jarry's classic satire Ubu Rex, adapted, repurposed and amplified for right here, right now. 

Grotesque, ridiculous and deeply profound, this production asks some hard questions about 'the economy of influence'. Relevant, contemporary and pointed, UBU SUX is also very VERY funny - there are stupid hats and all kinds of jokes (including some that speak to questionable tastes). And there's also a bear! Why? You'll have to watch to find out... 

Ubu Sux teaser

[Watch what you're watching. Attention is currency - that's why you pay it.] 

Written by

Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity

16 Oct 2020

Whitireia New Zealand and the Wellington Institute of Technology WelTec have joined forces to creative Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity which will be open for learning in March 2018   Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity Programmes