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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar’s new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, adapted by Bruce Norris, sets out to engage us from the start. We enter a 1930s Chicago speakeasy filled with gangsters and their flunkeys, drinking, dancing, piano-playing, fighting, snogging.  We take a drink to our table and find a menu with information about the theatrical delicacies to follow.  An actor…