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1984

When:

Thu 10 Aug 2017, 7:30pm–9:15pm
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 7:30pm–9:15pm
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 2:00pm–3:45pm
Sat 12 Aug 2017, 7:30pm–9:15pm
Sun 13 Aug 2017, 1:00pm–2:45pm

Where: His Majesty's Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth City, Western Australia

Restrictions: R15

Ticket Information:

  • B Reserve Seating (Fees may apply to tickets): $65.00
  • A Reserve Seating (Fees may apply to tickets): $70.00
  • Premium Reserve Seating (Fees may apply to tickets): $99.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Perth Theatre Trust

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 into Orwell’s complex vision.

Produced by British theatre innovators Headlong along with Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre, this production’s success has led to multiple seasons on the West End and numerous international festival appearances.

“This compelling incarnation of Orwell’s dystopia makes you gasp.” - The Age

Perth Theatre Trust, Ambassador Theatre Group and GWB Entertainment in association with State Theatre Company South Australia present the Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984.

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (Copyright, 1949) by permission of Bill Hamilton as the Literary Executor of the Estate of the Late Sonia Brownell Orwell, in a new adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan.

Presented by: PTT, ATG, GWB Entertainment and STSCA