The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

(#9) The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is both parable play and fantastic spectacle, warning of the dangers of a desperate populace handing over power to a corrupt leader. In The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Brecht recasts Hitler as Arturo Ui, a small town mobster in 1930’s Chicago. Bolstered by illusions and…