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Described by Brecht as 'a gangster play that would recall certain events familiar to us all', The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is a witty and savage satire of the rise of Hitler – recast by Brecht into a small-time Chicago gangster's takeover of the city's greengrocery trade. Using a wide range of parody and pastiche – from Al Capone to Shakespeare's Richard III and Goethe's Faust – Brecht's compelling parable continues to have relevance wherever totalitarianism appears today.



Written during the Second World War in 1941, the play was one of the Berliner Ensemble's most outstanding box-office successes in 1959, and has continued to attract a succession of major actors, including Leonard Rossiter, Christopher Plummer, Antony Sher and Al Pacino.



This version, originally translated by George Tabori, has been revised by leading Scottish playwright Alistair Beaton.

GENRE
Konst och underhållning
UTGIVEN
2013
8 november
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
144
Sidor
UTGIVARE
Methuen Drama
STORLEK
663,3
KB

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