San Luis Obispo Events
Mar 01 - 03, 2018
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

1930s Chicago — the Great Depression has laid waste to the city’s grocery business. Along comes Arturo Ui to make a name for himself. Together, with his gang of thugs, Ui’s offer of small-time protection quickly transforms into a menacing grab for absolute power. Bertolt Brecht’s historical parable in the form of an old-fashioned gangster play, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a clever and frightening satire about the rise of a demogogue; a compelling, cautionary tale ripe for our current time.

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