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1984 - 2015 - West End

George Orwell's 1984, published in 1949, is one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its chilling depiction of perpetual , government and incessant public . Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwell's fiction is often said to be our reality.


Running Time: 101 minutes

Playhouse Theatre

(London, )
Northumberland Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
The Sleepwalkers (Los sonámbulos) by acclaimed writer-director Paula Hernández has been selected as Argentina's Academy Awards candidate in the International Feature Film competition at the 93rd edition of the Academy Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
The 37th Annual Marcus Performing Arts Center Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2021. This free program will begin at 1:00 PM via digital streaming and highlight the youth in our community who interpreted Dr. King’s works through art, speech, and writing contests.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Ed Bruce, singer/songwriter, died Friday, January 8, 2021, in Clarksville, Tennessee, of natural causes at age 81.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Ballet Hispánico kicks off 2021 with a glimpse into the company's past. The 50th Anniversary Celebration continues with a series of entertaining archival repertory pieces, inviting audiences to look back at vibrant performances from the 80s and 90s with the Ballet Hispánico Watch Party Series.
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2021
Speedboat have unveiled the video for new single 'Dog Toy', and what an audio-visual treat it is! Taken from their debut E.P 'Split The Bill', Dog Toy explores the seldom-visited realm of carnal desire and sex toys.
by Cristina Martinez - Jan 5, 2021
Un 5 de enero de 1975, THE WIZ se estrenaba en Broadway en el Majestic Theatre. Este musical supone una revisión del cuento clásico de EL MAGO DE OZ adaptándolo a la actualidad del momento y conectándolo de manera directa con la cultura urbana negra.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Lee Breuer, playwright and experimental theatre maker, passed away yesterday, January 3, 2021. He was 83 years old.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld had the absolute pleasure of speaking to Yeardley Smith, the actress who has voiced Lisa for over thirty years. Yeardley also hosts the true crime podcast 'Small Town Dicks.' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
The Met has announced themed lineups for the first two weeks of February in its ongoing series of Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
THE TWINS,  a new Australian play starring Greg Fleet and Ian Darling, will have its world premiere season at The Studio, Holden Street Theatres for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
THE TWINS,  a new Australian play starring Greg Fleet and Ian Darling, will have its world premiere season at The Studio, Holden Street Theatres for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
On January 31, 2021, the Workers Circle will present a Yiddish Schmooze featuring Zalmen Mlotek, the Artistic Director at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, which presented the award-winning Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and whose parents were integral members of the Workers Circle and passionate proponents of Yiddish culture.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
To kick off the New Year, The Marsh launches its Solo Performer Spotlight series with the MarshStream debut of Lynne Kaufman's new work, Divine Madness.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
TNT has renewed its popular crime drama “Animal Kingdom” for a sixth and final season. Season five, which stars Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Leila George, Rigo Sanchez and Jon Beavers, will premiere this summer on TNT.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
In a time when its theater remains closed, LA Opera continues to look forward, finding new ways for a world-class opera company to connect with its audiences. To that end, three new directors — Janet J. Ciriello, William Chase Hodge-Brokenburr and Shirley Starke-Wallace — were recently elected to LA Opera's board.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Howard Johnson, veteran jazz musician, tuba innovator and founding member of the Saturday Night Live band, died at home in New York on Jan. 11, 2021, following a long illness, according to his longtime partner, Nancy Olewine. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
The video features the song 'Once Before I Go', from The Boy From Oz. The song, by Peter Allen and Dean Pitchford, is sung by Hugh Jackman on the 2003 original Broadway cast recording.
by BWW Staff - Jan 11, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Fifteen emerging storytellers from Chile, India, Kenya, Tunisia and the U.S. will convene digitally for Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, taking place online via Sundance Co//ab from January 11 -15, 2021. The Fellows will work to further develop twelve original projects, in collaboration with an experienced group of Creative Advisors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Music Box Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including August: Osage County, the lauded revival of Pippin, Dear Evan Hansen and much more!
by Matt Wolf - Jan 10, 2021
In the spirit of eternal optimism, here is a handful of London show titles promised for the year ahead that have us giddy with anticipation to be in a playhouse once again.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
Austin Shakespeare will facilitate a masterclass with distinguished Shakespeare Director and Broadway Associate Director Conner Wilson on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost to audit the workshop is $40.
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that 'Columbo' and 'Murder She Wrote' co-creator William Link has died.
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2020
In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Gal Gadot talks with Willie Geist about reprising her title role in “Wonder Woman 1984,” detailing the fun she had with co-star Kristen Wiig while admitting it was “for sure” the hardest movie she’s ever filmed. She also opens up about her off-screen roles: fighting for pay equity and mother of two young daughters.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of legendary actress, Dame Maggie Smith!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
Celebramos o encontro entre a imaginação e a técnica em tons suaves que nos remetem para os atos brancos dos bailados clássicos. Celebramos esses momentos através da diversidade que as obras, que compõem este programa, integram.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2020
Today, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that it will fast-track development on the third installment of the Wonder Woman franchise to be written by Patty Jenkins, who is attached to direct, and starring Gal Gadot.
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2020
Season 3 of Cobra Kai will premiere globally on January 1, 2021, only on Netflix. The first two seasons are now streaming, having come to Netflix earlier this year.
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
Spread the word, Upper Eastsiders -- all six seasons of “Gossip Girl” are coming to HBO Max on January 1st.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
In this unique holiday season, Kris Kringle The Musical offers up a free holiday gift for theater lovers everywhere. Starting on Christmas Day, a virtual, streaming production of the perennial holiday musical, featuring a cast of Broadway veterans, will be available to online audiences at 
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020
Kalia Love Jones dreamed of being a filmmaker at an extremely young age, and at 14 years old, she created and self-funded an animated movie called 'The Power Of Hope.' Kelly chats with Kalia and her father Gerald to hear how she accomplished such an amazing achievement and surprises her with a special message from 'Wonder Woman 1984' star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins.
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
Indie Rights has announced the release of writer/director Scott Dunn's sci-fi horror comedy, Mandao Returns, the sequel to Dunn's spectral comedy, Mandao of the Dead.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
Teatro Paraguas will present a LIVE enhanced encore Zoom performance of Hunker Down, an upbeat and whimsical tale of single seniors coping with the COVID-19 Crisis, by Los Alamos playwright Robert F. Benjamin. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
Julien’s Auctions announced today the marquee lineup of items to be sold at MUSICARES® CHARITY RELIEF AUCTION taking place live in Beverly Hills and online on Sunday, January 31st, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2020
While the second LYRICS FOR A CAUSE didn't happen in March as planned due to COVID-19 shutdowns, talented young performers joyfully sang in a virtual cabaret held Friday night live from their own homes. The cabaret, which was hosted by Spotlight Kidz (Pottsville, PA), was a benefit event for the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS).
by Maria Nockin - Dec 19, 2020
This holiday week the Virtual Opera Tour’s Magic Opera Flying Carpet is making its first stop at Opera San Jose for their magnificent online performance of Three Decembers. It costs $40 to watch on demand.The price is a bit steep, but the story is affecting, the music is fabulous and the performances are riveting. 
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020
Pedro Pascal talks about Baby Yoda’s popularity, how terrible he is at keeping secrets and working with Kristen Wiig and Patty Jenkins on Wonder Woman 1984.
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020
James Corden connects with Gal Gadot on the final night of Hanukkah, and she's quick to share her favorite part of the holiday is the food. After the two recall their hard work in the iron palace together, James asks the 'Wonder Woman: 1984' star about her journey to stardom and the role of Wonder Woman. And the two make plans to vogue together in the future.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra carries its “Your Orchestra, Your Home” series into 2021 with the Sunday, January 10, 4pm broadcast of its Mozart & Saint-Georges virtual concert. The concert spotlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Serenade for Winds in C Minor, K. 388 and Joseph Bologne, Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges’ Symphony No. 1 in G Major.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Word For Wordcast now expands with three new podcasts. On December 28 The 14 Mission by Anita Cabrera posts to Word for Word’s site, on January 14 & 21 2021 Citizen by Greg Sarris goes up with Books & Roses by Helen Oyeyemi posting in three parts February 14, 21 & 28 2021.
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
Ahead of the highly anticipated premiere of 'Wonder Woman 1984' in theaters and on HBO Max, TNT, TBS and Cartoon Network will air 'Wonder Woman' on Sunday, December 20 at 7 p.m. ET/PT and 10 p.m. ET/PT