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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui - 2018 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Directed by John Doyle, this comical yet disturbing play from one of the greatest political satirists of all time follows a Depression-era Chicago mobster, Arturo Ui, who, with the help of his henchmen, manipulates and murders his way to totalitarian rule of the cauliflower trade. Society, of course, fails to act upon his "resistible rise."


Running Time: Two hours and 10 minutes, with one intermission

Classic Stage Company

(New York City, NY)
136 East 13th Street
New York City, NY 10003

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Off-Broadway Cast


by Michael Dale - November 15, 2018
No, director/designer John Doyle does not have Raul Esparza wearing a blonde wig when he delivers his climatic oratory at the close of CSC's revival of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 allegorical satire, THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, but listen closely to the chant of the crowd provided by sound designer Matt Stine and the production's message is ever so clear.
by Review Roundups - November 15, 2018
Classic Stage's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, starring Raul Esparza, officially opened last night. Let's see what the critics are saying...
by Julie Musbach - October 25, 2018
Classic Stage Company will offer discounted tickets to the Election Night (November 6) performance of Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.