George Orwell News

Theatricum Botanicum presents Peter Hall's Stage Adaptation of George Orwell's ANIMAL FARMTheatricum Botanicum presents Peter Hall's Stage Adaptation of George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

How do lies become truths? An acclaimed stage adaptation of Animal Farm, the classic novel by George Orwell, opens at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum on June 17, part of the company's "Rising Up" Summer 2017 Repertory Season. (more...)

Robert Icke to Join Duncan Macmillan in 1984 Discussion at Drama Book ShopRobert Icke to Join Duncan Macmillan in 1984 Discussion at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Drama Book Shop has announced that acclaimed playwright and director Robert Icke will join his 1984 collaborator Duncan Macmillan for the previously announced discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)

1984 Announces Broadway Lottery1984 Announces Broadway Lottery
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Mobile ticketing app TodayTix announced today that it will offer a digital lottery for the highly-anticipated Broadway Premiere of George Orwell's 1984 starring Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney.  The entire front row of seats will be available via lottery for $19.84 each.  The entry period will begin each day at midnight, and continue until winners are notified via email and push notification 2-4 hours before the selected performance begins.  Winners will be offered the opportunity to purchase either one or two tickets, and lottery winners can pick up their purchased tickets from TodayTix concierge agents outside of the Hudson Theatre.  For tickets and info, download the TodayTix mobile app or visit www.todaytix.com. (more...)

Playwright Duncan Macmillan to Talk Broadway-Bound 1984 at Drama Book ShopPlaywright Duncan Macmillan to Talk Broadway-Bound 1984 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome acclaimed playwright Duncan Macmillan for a discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE: 1984 Brings Dystopia to BroadwayUP ON THE MARQUEE: 1984 Brings Dystopia to Broadway
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2017

1984 is ready to bring dystopia to Broadway this summer. See the brand-new photos of the show's marquee which went up this week at Broadway's latest addition, the Hudson Theater.  (more...)

1984 Brings Dystopia to Obsidian Theater1984 Brings Dystopia to Obsidian Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Obsidian Theater in association with SRO Productions will stage 1984 this June at Obsidian Theater, 3522 White Oak Drive Houston, TX 77007.  1984 is an adaptation by Michael Gene Sullivan of George Orwell's masterpiece novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four.   The play, which takes place in a dystopian future, revolves around the protagonist Winston Smith and his resistance to Big Brother, the Inner Party and its omnipresent government driven by surveillance, propaganda, and manipulation.  (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at SteppenwolfTaylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Hir, a subversive comedy by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac. Directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Hallie Gordon, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (Arnold) and Amy Morton (Paige) with Em Grosland (Max) and Michael Holding (Isaac). (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatreworks New Milford presents ANIMAL FARMPhoto Flash: Theatreworks New Milford presents ANIMAL FARM
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

George Orwell's satire on the perils of Stalinism has proved magnificently long-lived as a parable about totalitarianism anywhere and has given the world at least one immortal phrase: 'Some are more equal than others.' The animals on a farm drive out their master and take over and run the farm for themselves. (more...)

WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY, DIAGRAM OF A PAPER AIRPLANE and More Set for American Theater Co's 33rd SeasonWE'RE GONNA BE OKAY, DIAGRAM OF A PAPER AIRPLANE and More Set for American Theater Co's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) is proud to announce its Season 33, which kicks off this October with the world premiere of Janine Nabers' Welcome to Jesus, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis, October 26-December 3, 2017. (more...)

The Classic Novel 1984 Comes to Obsidian TheaterThe Classic Novel 1984 Comes to Obsidian Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

1984 by George Orwell  adapted for the stage by Michael Gene Sullivan   From endless war, fake news and the surveillance state, 1984 speaks to us form the past about our future.  (more...)

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Kicks Off Theatricum Summer SeasonTHE MERCHANT OF VENICE Kicks Off Theatricum Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice opens the summer season at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum on June 3. (more...)

BWW Previews: SENHOR DAS MOSCAS (Lord Of The Flies), Golding's Dark Fable, Receives Musical Version at Teatro do SESIBWW Previews: SENHOR DAS MOSCAS (Lord Of The Flies), Golding's Dark Fable, Receives Musical Version at Teatro do SESI
by Claudio Erlichman - May 1, 2017

Senhor das Moscas (Lord of the Flies), a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding opens at Teatro do SESI for free season from May 4 to December 3. With direction by Ze Henrique de Paula, musical direction by Fernanda Maia, cast of 13 actors, and  translation by Herbert Bianchi and Ze Henrique de Paula; the story's premise focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their attempt to govern themselves, with disastrous results. (more...)

Ted The Dog Is The Latest Opera Star In Ellen Kent's LA BOHEME In ManchesterTed The Dog Is The Latest Opera Star In Ellen Kent's LA BOHEME In Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Ted will be treading the boards as Musetta's dog in the cafe scene, with brass bands and lots of street children. Ted, whose was named because he looks as cute as a teddy bear, is a 2 year-old Pomeranian dog with a lovely furry black and white coat. (more...)

Habima Theatre Presents New Adaptation of 1984Habima Theatre Presents New Adaptation of 1984
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A new and contemporary adaptation of George Orwell's classic, dystopian and prophetic creation which has become these days more relevant than ever. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company 2017-18 Season AnnouncedLos Altos Stage Company 2017-18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

After a 2016-2017 season filled with iconic American stories and Theatre Bay Area Recommended Productions, Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season of plays and musicals, continuing its proud tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theater. (more...)

ANIMAL FARM to Open Next Friday at TheatreWorksANIMAL FARM to Open Next Friday at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 5 TheatreWorks New Milford will open their second show of the season, George Orwell's classic satire Animal Farm, adapted by Ian Wooldridge.   The curtain goes up at 8:00 p.m. on a four weekend run with an Opening Night Gala after the show on May 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIAPhoto Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Williamston Theatre Receives Grants from Tourism FundWilliamston Theatre Receives Grants from Tourism Fund
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Williamston Theatre has been awarded a grant from the Ingham County Hotel/Motel Grant Fund in support of its marketing initiatives to out-of-county residents. The Arts Council of Greater Lansing administers the award funding. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Kwame Kwei-Armah Commission and More Highlight Baltimore Center Stage's 2017-18 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Kwame Kwei-Armah Commission and More Highlight Baltimore Center Stage's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage has announced its 2017/18 Mainstage Season, which includes productions that focus on faith, love, family, the state of the nation, revolution, and a to-be-announced world premiere play with music. (more...)

Announcing the Duluth Playhouse 2017-2018 Seasons!Announcing the Duluth Playhouse 2017-2018 Seasons!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Duluth Playhouse is proud to announce its 2017-2018 seasons for its Main Stage, Underground, Children's Theatre, and Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) series. (more...)

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