The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
By Bertolt Brecht
Translation by Ralph Manheim
Directed by Charles McMahon
Now - October 13, 2019
A shady businessman turns to politics, using gangster instincts to grab and hold power. He rapidly learns how to sway a crowd using fear and false promises. Will the people reject his appeal or succumb to his demands? In the midst of a world war, Bertolt Brecht brought forth this brilliant drama that remains an insightful parable for our time.
Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one brief intermission
Venue Information: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui will be performed at the Lantern's resident home at St. Stephen's Theater, 923 Ludlow Street in Center City Philadelphia.
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Nick Embree, Scenic Designer • Natalia de la Torre, Costume Designer • Drew Billiau, Lighting Designer • Christopher Colucci, Sound Designer • Rebecca Smith, AEA Stage Manager • David Bardeen, Assistant Director • Janet Embree, Production Manager
Header Photo: Geneviève Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A Child's Christmas in Wales (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in Arcadia (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in The Train Driver (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.