The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Staged Reading)

By Bertolt Brecht

translated by George Tabori

Revised by Alistair Beaton

Directed by Kevin Williamson

January 12-14, 2018

Rawlco Radio Hall

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Brecht wrote Arturo Ui in 1941 while waiting for a visa to enter the USA. It parodies the series of events by which Hitler was allowed to come to power. It sounds the alarm against the complacency of believing that the events of that era could never be repeated at another time in another place. 

In these strange days when we can hardly believe what we see happening south of our border, our very existence as artists makes a demand of us to frame a response. This will be Persephone’s. Tickets: $15 (3 Readings Only)

** Pre-Show Discussion and Post-Show Talkbacks will be scheduled during the run of this provocative staged reading.