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REVIEW: Geek Authority on Pinocchio

The South Coast Repertory Theatre has a wonderful theatrical children’s program that brings classic tales to life with an amazing ensemble of performers. “Pinocchio” is their latest addition. This fun, funny and colorful version was written for the stage by Greg Banks. And, of course, is based on the original Carlo Collodi’s original masterpiece which …
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REVIEW: Neon Tommy on Ubu The Sh*t

The recent collaboration between the CSU Long Beach Theatre Arts Department and Four Clowns, “Ubu the Sh*t,” by Alfred Jerry and adapted and directed by Jeremy Aluma, truly earns its subtitle, “Macbeth on Meth.” The show is nightmarish, disturbing, offensive, and most of all, outrageously funny. Loosely following the plot of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” “Ubu the …
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REVIEW: Review Plays on Ubu The Sh*t

Ubu The Sh*t involves clowns, sexually explicit humor, acrobatic moves, comedy, profanity, and audience participation. The basic story involves betrayal, murder and revenge, but what really makes this production unique is the way in which it is presented. Every character has a unique personality and is dressed in colorful royal garb. There is dancing and …
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REVIEW: Daily 49er on Ubu The Sh*t

It is not often that Darth Vader, Jesus Christ and black-lit orgies share the same Friday was opening night for Cal State University Long Beach alumnus Jeremy Alumna’s play, “Ubu the Sh*t.” It was a highly energized hyperbolization of pop culture that loosely followed the plotline of “Macbeth.” The play’s references range from featured appearances …
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FEATURE: Daily 49er on Ubu The Sh*t

Cal State University Long Beach alumnus and playwright Jeremy Aluma will bring theatrical anarchy to The Beach and shatter the fourth wall with his absurdist comedy, “Ubu the Sh*t.” Ubu will be directed by Aluma and will feature an all CSULB undergraduate cast. Aluma is the director of Four Clowns, a Los Angeles production company …
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