Item #5262 [International Center for Theatrical Creations] Ubu

[International Center for Theatrical Creations] Ubu

Rome: Le Centre International de Creations Theatrales, 1978. Item #5262

Ben-day offset print. 26 x 19 in. Very good with 3 inch tear at bottom left corner.

Poster for a French production of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, which famously caused riots after its premiere in Paris in 1896. Considered the founding work of modernist theater and a precursor to surrealism, dada, and theatre of the absurd. This
poster is for a 1978 production of the play by Peter Brook’s International Center for Theatrical Creations, previously known as the International Centre for Theatre Research.