1984 Opens This Week
May 18 2017 - Open Run
139-141 West 44 Street (between Broadway and 6th Avenue) New York NY 10036
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth, rewriting newspaper articles so that history always supports the views of the Party. But when Winston has a thought, writes a diary and falls in love, he does so under the ever watchful eye of Big Brother.
Following four wildly successful U.K. runs, the new stage adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece comes to New York.
One of the most widely referenced and best known fiction titles of all time, 1984 has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 65 languages. Now, Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan have adapted this iconic novel into “a chilling, ingenious 101 minutes of theatre” (The London Times).
Author: George Orwell
New Adaptation Created by: Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan
Director: Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan
Cast: Reed Birney, Olivia Wilde, Tom Sturridge, Wayne Duval, Carl Hendrick Louis, Nick Mills, Michael Potts, Cara Seymour
First Preview: May 18, 2017
Opening: June 22, 2017
Closing: Open-end run
Cover: Cast of the London production of ‘1984;’ photo: Manuel Harlan.