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THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
October 14, 2020 - October 18, 2020
By Bertolt Brecht, translated and adapted by Bruce Norris
Directed by Ralph Janes
Experience what happens when a small-time mobster with ruthless ambition takes control of the gangster underworld in 1930s Chicago. Witness how Arturo Ui’s arrogance and self-importance have a savage effect—matching the rise of Nazism in Germany during the 1920s. This potent and timely satire, is, according to Brecht, not a play about Hitler, but rather a cautionary tale of “the complacency of the people who were able to resist him, but didn’t.”
General $23/ Senior, UWM Faculty & Staff $18/ Under 18 & University Students $13
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Note: ASL interpretation will be offered at Saturday and Sunday performances.
Warning: This performance includes adult language, gunfire (recorded, not live), weapons and flashes of light.
Please also note that socially distanced seating and masks are required.
Curtains rise at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinée on Sunday.
Performances still available
Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.