What a bitch of a time. The play is shit. You’ve Alfred Jarry to thank for that. The production is unique. You’ve Pointless Theatre Company to thank for that. In a new adaptation, translated by none other than the infamous Google-Translate (that bugger’s been mucking things up for years!), from the original Ubu Roi, comes a fitting-for-the-times disastrous calamity that they’re calling King Ubu, they being Pointless Theatre Company.
Art is sacred. Art is pointless. Pointless is art. Art is n; the fope. Fuck it. DADA! Pointless is a theatre company in DC and they’re making— performing— doing— ooh, how about unabashedly obliterating the boundaries between theatre, dance, puppetry, movement, and other performance based art forms, throwing it all in a blender, hitting hurly-whirly and splattering it all over the Trinidad Theatre of the Logan Fringe Arts Space this spring? And they’re calling it Hugo Ball: A Dada Puppet Adventure!!/?1!!??