Set Design

Jabu
Written, directed, and composed by Elizabeth Swados
Produced by The Flea Theatre, Tribeca, NY City February- April 2005

With The Bats, the resident acting company of The Flea, a new musical comedy that combines the French Absurdist classic play Ubu Roi with the wild life of young playwright Alfred Jarry.
JABU was staged using elements of vaudeville, circus, puppetry, clowning, and musical theater mixed with animation and video.


Set – moving machines, huge table on horses, puppet booth, curtained projection screen, toilet on rolling platform and flags, numerous chairs, various puppets and props

Set, Puppet, and Video design by Sue Rees
Costumes by Melissa Schlactmeyer
Lighting by Garin Marschall
Musical direction by Kris Kukul.