ANTARCTICA! Which is to Say Nowhere

an adaptation of Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry

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CHARACTERS:

Note: There is a way to perform this play with an ensemble of seven: four actors who play the lead roles and three actors who play everything else.

PRIMARY CHARACTERS:
ROY
RENA
LINDA/GENERAL ELECTRIC
FREDDY, PRINCE EMPEROR PENGUIN

CHORUS ROLES:
STRATEGIC GUEST #1
STRATEGIC GUEST #2
ROYAL SWEEPSTAKES PENGUIN
KING EMPEROR PENGUIN
QUEEN EMPEROR PENGUIN
CHORUS OF PARADING PENGUINS
BLOODY LUMPS OF PENGUIN
CHORUS OF PENGUIN GHOSTS
COMPETITIVE SPERM WHALE
DOCILE HUMPBACK WHALE
MUD-WRESTLING SEALS
TONE-DEAF CAPE PIGEON
CHILD CELEBRITY ARCTIC TERN
SOFT-SHOE PENGUINS
WALRUS HENCHMEN
PRICELESS COMMUNITY-ORIENTED WHALE
AVERAGE HARD-WORKING SEAL
MARTHA, THE WEDDELL SEAL
ALFONSO, THE KING PENGUIN
KATRINA, THE SHRIMP KRILL
SANTA'S INDUSTRIOUS ELVES
SANTA CLAUS
JUSTICE-SEEKING REINDEER
REVENGE-SEEKING REINDEER
CRAPPY SNOWMEN
MARIA, SOUTHERN ELEPHANT SEAL
FRANKLIN, THE ALBATROSS
BRUCE, THE ARCTIC TERN
TRANSLUCENT FISH DEEP BELOW THE ICE
NORTH POLE ARMY

 

PLACE:
America
Antarctica
The North Pole
The End of the World

 

TIME:
Now or Never