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

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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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