The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00pm


Described by Brecht as 'a gangster play that would recall certain events familiar to us all', Arturo Ui is a witty and savage satire of the rise of Hitler - recast by Brecht into a fictional, small-time Chicago gangster's takeover of the city's greengrocery trade in the 1930s. The satirical allegory combines Brecht's Epic style of theatre with black comedy and overt didacticism. 

Performances are free for Arcadia students.  For more information and to buy tickets for guests, visit: https://arcadiautheater.ticketleap.com/arturo-ui/.

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