What to see Thursday night at the Fringe Festival:
- 7 p.m.: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Bertolt Brecht told the Hitler story in the guise of a Chicago gangster’s arc in this 1933 play. DBAD Productions puts a 2017 spin on it. The Shambles, 104 Lombard St. 100 minutes. $10. Thursday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m., and Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
- 8 p.m.: Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act. Blue Mercury Theatre performs eminent South African playwright Athol Fugard’s drama about the racist policies of apartheid-era South Africa, brought to bear when an interracial affair is discovered. Independence Library, 18 S. 7th St. 75 minutes. $15. Various times Thursday through Sunday and Sept. 21-24.
Information: 215-413-1318, fringearts.com.