The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
By Bertolt Brecht, directed by Jonathan Berry
Brecht's epic, ensemble piece recounts Hitler's rise to power through the story of a gangster's attempt to take over the Cauliflower Trade in 1930's Chicago.
In the press
"...one of those red-hot, astonishingly accomplished storefront productions for which Chicago is famous..."
- Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
"cunning staging...smart, fast-moving, hard-boiled burlesque...not to be missed production."
- Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune
"perfectly clear, thrilling production…not to be missed!"
- Kelly Kleinman, Dueling Critics, 848, WBEZ
"Dazzling swiftly paced spectacle"
- Mary Shen Barnidge, Windy City Times
Highly Recommended, Not to be Missed!
"excellent theatre…a marvelous show."
- Tom Williams, chicagocritic.com
Director: Jonathan Berry
Assistant Director: Karin Paul
Stage Manager: Kimberly Percell
Set Design: Brandon Wardell
Costume Design: Alison Siple
Lighting Design: Heather Gilbert and Jessica Harpenau
Sound Design: Josh Horvath
Production Manager: Julia Siple