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Waterville High School Drama - Waterville, Maine
March 5th, 2004

One Act Play Competition

Trask Auditorium
Waterville High School

Ubuist 1 & Pirate Mike:
Brandon Gilley

Ubuist 2:
Kerry Knights

Ubuist 4:
Gabriella Acero

Ringo Ubuist:
Sara Stillwell

PR Ubuist:
Derek Tudela

New Ubuist:
Danielle Cerone

Zachery Hart

Empress Alexandra:
Tamsen Warner

Announcer, Professor, and Futurian:
Jonathan Staples

Alicia Rancourt

Dan Kennedy
Carolyn Boyle

Carly Yasinski

Tom Kelleher
Sam Duplessis

Marissa Livollen

Mrs. Ubu:
Sarah Hannan

Elisha Dipietro

Pirate 1:
Polyxeni Gudis

Pirate 2:
Mariah Ellingwood

Pirate 3:
Justin Cronin

Pirate 5:
Jamie Hill

Greer Vashon

Camera man
Rebecca Morgan

On state tech crew:
Sam Bernhardt
Carey Corrow

(asterisks designate adults)

Director: Gayle Giguere*

Staff Photographer:
Nathaniel White

Waterville High Drama Wins Division 1 Regionals with "Where's Ubu?"
and moves on to the States March 20 in Camden at 6 p.m.

"Where's Ubu?" also wins All Cast Ensemble & Lighting Design
in Division 1 Regionals


Waterville High School Drama
March 20th, 2004

Strom Auditorium

25 Keelson Dr
Rockport, ME 04856
6:00 p.m.


Charlottesville High School - Charlottesville, Virginia
November 3, 2004

The One-Act play by Jeff Goode about a bunch of notorious lackies that set out on their own to destroy the world - but they're off in a world of their own. Theatre CHS's production won the Jefferson District VHSL theatre competition, as well as placed third in Regionals.

SOURCE: http://monticello.avenue.org/tchs/PASTGALLERY.html


Sanbornton, New Hampshire
December 9th-11th, 2004

Ubu and Where's Ubu?

and UBU THREE (Where's Ubu?)
adapted by Jeff Goode from the Ubu plays by Alfred Jarry.
Directed by Craig Jaster
A children's theater adaptation of the most outrageous play in theater history! -Craig Jaster

Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi" caused a riot when it premiered in Paris in 1896 and is now understood as a major turning point in theater history. The concept of the anti-hero and the introduction of the absurd have since become familiar features of modern theater and modern art in general. It has been argued that the play has influenced everything from the abstract paintings of Picasso to the slapstick of the Marx brothers, to the music of the Beatles.

So what's all the fuss? Ubu, (played by gifted comedian 9th grader Ethan Lawrence), is your normal ignorant buffoon without a thought in his head beyond "what's for dinner?" Yet with the help of cynical advisors (including Kai deMello-Folsom as The Captain of Dragoons) and an ambitious wife (Hannah TirrellWysocki), he manages to become ruler of Poland-- briefly--before destroying it and barely escaping with his life and a few loyal Ubuists in a small boat. The tragicomic farce continues in the second half of the play, as Ubu takes on-where else?-America, having learned no moral lessons whatsoever, I regret to say. But that's no reason we shouldn't!

Featuring a large cast of students in 7th through 12th grades in constantly changing roles that include a Computer, Corporate Sponsors, Assassins, Lawyers, and the Czar of Russia (not to mention the entire Russian, Polish and rebel armies), Ubu promises to deliver an exuberant dose of hilarity and healthy outrage at some of the absurd extremes the course of politics and culture-or what has come to pass for it-can take.

Performances are December 9,10 & 11 at 7 pm. Tickets $4/$2 students and elders. Call 934-4240 for advance reservations.


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