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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

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Classic Stage Company

136 East 13th Street
New York, NY 10003

Important Dates
Oct 30, 2018
Nov 14, 2018
Dec 22, 2018
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Raúl Esparza stars in Bertolt Brecht's comical yet disturbing play.

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In 1930s Chicago, mobster Arturo Ui will stop at nothing to control the cauliflower trade. Terror and bloodshed follow. Can anyone stop him? Brecht’s skewering of Adolf Hitler and totalitarianism is given renewed significance in a production directed by John Doyle. 

Cast & Creative


  • Arturo Ui
    Raul Esparza
  • Clark
    George Abud
  • Roma
    Eddie Cooper
  • Giri
    Elizabeth A. Davis
  • Dogsborough
    Christopher Gurr
  • Mrs. Dullfleet
    Omoze Idehenre
  • Flake/Dockdaisy
    Mahira Kakkar
  • Gisola
    Thom Sesma


  • Written by
    Bertolt Brecht
  • Translated by
    George Tabori
  • Directed by
    John Doyle
  • Costume Designer
    Ann Hould-Ward
  • Lighting Designers
    Jane Cox and Tess James
  • Sound Designer
    Matt Stine