The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Manheim)

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Manheim)

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Manheim)

Bertolt Brecht, Ralph Manheim

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Manheim)

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Manheim)

Bertolt Brecht, Ralph Manheim

Overview

A grimly humorous 'parable play' in blank verse, in which Hitler's rise to power is illustrated in the'story of a small-time gan'ster's take-over of the greengrocery trade in Chicago. A brief six-line Epilogue poin's out how nearly Hitler ruled the world.

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  • Genre: Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting, Room for Extras

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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came ...
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Ralph Manheim

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