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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui: A Gangster Spectacle (Cave Theatre Co.)

From 3 member reviews
Members say: Clever, Resonant, Absorbing, Relevant, Confusing

About the show

Cave Theatre Co. presents Bertolt Brecht’s seriocomic parable about corruption and fascism in the '30s Chicago vegetable trade. More…

The place is Prohibition-era Chicago, and the once-powerful Cauliflower Trust is in serious trouble: Can they place their fate in the bloodstained hands of the Windy City’s most notorious gangster, Arturo Ui? Brecht's classic cautionary tale warns of authoritarian figures coming to power. Could a dire warning about the rise of a strong-arming populist demagogue still be relevant today?



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76
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Masterful

See it if You are disheartened by the political situation in our country.

Don't see it if You don’t like very “talky” plays.

75
Quirky, Intense, Confusing, Clever

See it if You like epic, political theater with high energy performances.

Don't see it if If you don't like fast paced, bigger than life performances and themes that relate to the presidential election

77
Clever, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy the musical aspect!

Don't see it if You get bored during musical scenes.


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