Ui in white face, right hand in the air

A 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 thug tactics, Arturo Ui rapidly ascends to a position of power and respectability over an economically self-interested public.

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Countdown to Zero

Technical Director: 10-show political theater collective

21 ‘countdown to zero’ episodes

2008

(#9) The Resistible Rise of Arturo UiBINDERY | space

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(#9) The Resistible Rise of Arturo UiBINDERY | space

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(#10) My Name Is Rachel Corrie @ Countdown to Zero

| theater | Las Vegas, NV

Rachel Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) was an American member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) who traveled to the Gaza Strip during the Al-Aqsa Intifada. She was killed when she tried to obstruct a Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozer o perated by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF.)

2007

(#10) My Name Is Rachel Corrie @ Countdown to Zero

| theater

Rachel Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) was an American member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) who traveled to the Gaza Strip during the Al-Aqsa Intifada. She was killed when she tried to obstruct a Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozer o perated by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF.)