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A parable play and fantastic spectacle, warning of the dangers of a desperate populace handing over power to a corrupt leader.
A parable by Bertolt Brecht
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 thug tactics, Arturo Ui rapidly ascends to a position of power and respectability over an economically self-interested public.