Program for Ubu Roi, produced by Le Théâtre de l'Oeuvre

Maker and role
Artist: Alfred Jarry, French, 1873-1907
Year
1922
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Lithograph
Measurements
7 7/8 x 9 7/16in (20 x 24cm)
Credit line
Gift of the Tobin Foundation for Theatre Arts and Museum purchase
Accession number
TL2005.70.2
Object type
Department
Location
Theatre production
Play by Alfred Jarry. Revival produced by Lugné-Poe at Le Théâtre de L'Œuvre, Paris, 1922.
Documentation
Artistes et théâtres d'avant-garde: programmes de théâtre illustrés, Paris, 1890-1900; Geneviève Aitken, Samuel Josefowitz (b.1921, d.2015); 1991; p. 80, 105; no. 87b
Subject period
Docent information sheet
V:\Object Documentation\Prints\TL2005.70.2 Jarry\Artistes et Theatres 1991.pdf

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Public comments

Thank you for your comment. The McNay appreciates our guests and their pursuit of true and accurate information. We have referred to our own records and realized due to an old cataloging discrepancy, the wrong date was entered into the digital record. You can now see the updated and accurate information on the listing. We hope you continue to utilize and explore our collections! -Kim Neptune, Assistant Curator, Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts

- Admin on 19-01-2021 17:59:55

This posting identification is erroneous. It suggests that this is the poster for the infamous original 1896 production, but it is actually for Lugné-Poe's 1922 revival production at the Théâtre de l'Oeuvre. The giveaway? The poster announces the King and Queen to be played by René Fauchois and Mlle. Pierly, but the original 1896 leads were Firmin Gémier and Louise France.

- Andrew Ade on 10-01-2021 23:49:49

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