The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

In Brecht’s darkly comic satire, 1930’s Chicago gangster Arturo Ui bribes, murders and seduces his way to the top. In an evil and villainous rise to power, Ui takes advantage of economic turmoil to seize control of the Cauliflower Trust. Written in 1941, this highly satirical allegory of Hitler shows how evil men come to power when good men do nothing. This is Braindead’s tenth consecutive Edinburgh show. Last year they enjoyed incredible success with their production of Anthony Minghella’s ‘Cigarettes and Chocolate’. ‘An outstanding ensemble’ **** (

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