Venue Details

24 Star Starred
EXIT Theatre on Taylor Street
At Ellis 277 Taylor St. San Francisco, CA 94102
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11 events
7 reviews
1 stars
The weather was cloudy. I wore a sweater.
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52 events
31 reviews
78 stars
I took BART, from which it is a short 4 min. walk. I'd leave a half hour before you think you have to if you've never been because you may end up on Eddy st at the Exit Theater admin office which you will ring a bell and a gentleman will then answer the door and instruct you to walk around the corner to Taylor St where the actual play is happening.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Ubu Roi"
9 ratings
4.3 average rating
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52 events
30 reviews
77 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

Funny! Ridiculous! but pointed. An intelligently directed and written script. Go early to give yourself the time to read the program first. This is always sound advice for any play but this one in particular to enjoy it's immense flavor of...continued

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Nancy F.
156 events
45 reviews
314 stars
attended Feb 08 2014

Here's a play that was crazy obscene and outrageous when it premiered in the 1890s. No way anyone can replicate the shock this play provoked way back then. But this production was wonderfully inventive, funny, and viscerally appealing. The...continued

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11 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

The play was well acted. The set is a kitchen, which worked
at first but seemed too limiting after a while. (Being so absurd,
Ubu Roi doesn't really need a set at all.) I enjoyed some of what I saw, but didn't stay after the intermission.

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Ubu Roi

By Alfred Jarry

In a New Translation by Rob Melrose

Directed by Yury Urnov

About the Ticket Supplier: The Cutting Ball Theater in residence at EXIT on Taylor

The Cutting Ball’s mission is to develop productions of experimental new plays and re-visioned classics with an emphasis on language and images.

The Cutting Ball’s vision is to produce plays that reveal a poetic truth as opposed to a naturalistic or realistic one. We are committed to finding performance strategies that best release the poetry of the plays we produce.