Arturo Ui

Drama - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 6, 1963
  • Opening Date: November 11, 1963
  • Closing Date: November 16, 1963
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: Bertolt Brecht


A Chicago mobster's rise to power eerily parallels that of Adolf Hitler in Bertolt Brecht's parable.


Opening Night Cast

Christopher Plummer in Arturo Ui Christopher Plummer Arturo Ui
Michael Constantine Dogsborough
Elisha Cook Giuseppe Givola
Roger De Koven The Actor
Hugh Franklin Clark
Henry Lascoe Butcher
Lionel Stander Manuele Giri
Murvyn Vye Ernesto Roma
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Opening Night Production Credits

Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Writer
  Tony Richardson Director
  Mitchell Erickson Make-up Supervisor
  Jack Schlissel General Manager
  Gino Giglio Company Manager
  Lee Solters General Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Rouben Ter-Arutunian Nominee
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