1984 1984
The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse & Almeida Theatre
Touring Show
28 Jun 2017 to 29 Jul 2017
Duration - 1hr 40mins (no interval)
Restrictions/Warnings
Contains loud noises
Strobe lighting effects used
Violence



   
Tour Dates and Locations
28 Jun 201722 Jul 2017Sydney Theatre Company
Tickets & Sessions: TBC ...more
25 Jul 201729 Jul 2017CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE
Tickets & Sessions: $45 - $85 ...more

Synopsis
Sydney Theatre Company in association with State Theatre Company South Australia & by arrangement with Ambassador Theatre Group presents
The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse & Almeida Theatre production
1984
By George Orwell
A new adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan

Orwell’s dystopian future is now

April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

Published in 1949, George Orwell’s book helped define the 20th century. Now, 1984 is re-examined in this radical, award-winning international theatrical blockbuster seen by more than a quarter of a million people.

An exploration of surveillance and identity, 1984 presented a vision of the future that looks a lot like our present. Orwell’s fiction has become our reality. Described as “masterfully constructed and chillingly frank” (Limelight Magazine), this stage adaptation is a dynamic, political, technology-enhanced dive int ...more
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