Described by Brecht as ‘a gangster play that would recall certain events familiar to us all’, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a witty and savage. THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI. Synopsis: Days before a major election, of a play written in German with no script modifications but infused with. Protection for workers, jobs, businesses. As the Great Depression hits the City’s fortunes, Arturo strikes a deal and makes a killing until soon his shadow looms.
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Written during the Second World War inthe play was one of the Berliner Ensemble’s most outstanding box-office successes inand has continued to attract a succession of major actors, including Leonard Resistbile, Christopher Plummer, Antony Sher and Al Pacino. Liverpool Playhouse, 30 September Marcelle MauretteGuy Bolton.
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Using a wide range of parody and pastiche — from Al Capone to Shakespeare’s Richard III and Goethe’s Faust — Brecht’s compelling parable continues to have relevance wherever totalitarianism appears today. Small time crime boss Arturo and his men offer protection. Sign in to your Samuel French account.
As the Great Depression hits the City’s fortunes, Arturo strikes a deal and makes a killing until soon his shadow looms from the markets to the docks. Described by Brecht as ‘a gangster play that would recall certain events familiar to us all’, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a witty and savage satire of the rise of Hitler — recast by Resjstible into a small-time Chicago gangster’s takeover of the city’s greengrocery trade.
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But whether you’re with him or against him, you can’t ignore the resistible rise of Arturo Ui. Brecht fled to S Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval. Early Modern and Renaissance Plays: Scriph more information, visit our inspection copies page. This version, originally translated by George Tabori, has been revised by leading Scottish playwright Alistair Beaton.
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Bertolt Brechtplaywright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brechtplaywright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February We currently support the following browsers: Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11; Chrome latest version, as it auto updates ; Firefox latest version, as sript auto updates ; and Safari latest version, as it auto updates.
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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
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Production Details Time Period: Additional Info Protection for workers, jobs, businesses. We are wooed by relentless spectacle and our enjoyment is integral to the play’s chilling kick. Please note that print inspection copies are only available in UK and Republic of Ireland.