First look: Lenny Henry and the cast of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in rehearsals
The show opens at the Donmar Warehouse in May
The show opens at the Donmar Warehouse in May, with previews from 21 April. Henry plays Ui, a mob boss from Chicago in Brecht's play, which is a satirical allegory for the rise of the Nazis.
The show also stars Lucy Ellinson, Tom Edden, Michael Pennington, Philip Cumbus, Lucy Eaton, Simon Holland Roberts, Louis Martin, Justine Mitchell, Gloria Obianyo, Guy Rhys and Giles Terera. Simon Evans directs Bruce Norris' new translation.
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui opens at the Donmar Warehouse from 2 May until 17 June, with previews from 21 April.