The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Wednesday 29th February - Saturday 3rd March.
Mirroring the true events of that shocking period in European history, the play trades Nazi Germany with the back streets of 1930s Chicago, Illinois. As the Great Depression hits and crime is rife, Arturo, a small time crime boss, seizes his opportunity to make it big and takes over the city. Under the strong influence of his violent regime, it seems no one can stop the resistible rise of Arturo Ui.
Incorporating theatrical techniques favoured by Brecht and heavily influenced by Film Noir, director Zac Price showcases the best of Exeter University’s acting talents in a grand emsemble production bursting with old style mafia gangster grit and underscored by live music’
IF YOU’RE IN EXETER COME SEE - ITS GOING TO BE GREAT!