Animal Farm by George Orwell

Postponed. New dates to be advised.
62 days from now
Do whatever you can to get a ticket The Courier Mail
One of the most raw pieces of theatre produced in this country in recent decades. Don’t miss your chance Australian Stage
shake & stir nailed it. Physical Theatre at its best. ArtsHub
shake & stir’s production of George Orwell’s classic political allegory is a vigorously physical and impressive theatrical rendering. The Canberra Times
From the opening scene, shake & stir’s version of this infamous story snatches your attention and keeps a firm grasp until the horrifying conclusion Barefoot Reviewer, Canberra

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Shocking, relevant and wickedly funny. Pig in now to avoid disappointment.

We regret to inform our audiences that the ANIMAL FARM 2020 national tour has been postponed. We hope to have news of a future season production in due course.


Animal Farm, one of the most enduring political commentaries returns in a multi-award winning, critically-acclaimed theatre production. George Orwell’s intensely powerful fairy tale allegorizes and satirizes communist governments while illustrating with stunning simplicity how greed and power corrupts with devastating consequences to all who yield.


Revolution has taken place at Manor Farm. The pigs have assumed control and all the animals, fuelled by enthusiastic camaraderie and guided by a set of self-imposed rules, are promised a better life free from the self-serving greed of humans. However, it is not long until the rules that promised equality and freedom become the shackles that bind the animals once again.


Running time 90mins no interval
Suitable for ages 12+.

Haze, smoke, strobe effects, loud music.

 

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Credits

  • Adaptor - Nick Skubij
  • Director - Michael Futcher
  • Designer - Josh McIntosh
  • Sound Designer - Guy Webster
  • Lighting Designer - Jason Glenwright

Awards

PAC Australia Drover Award Winner
National Tour of the Year
 
QLD Theatre Matilda Award Winner
Best Production


QLD Theatre Matilda Award Winner
Best Director – Michael Futcher
 
QLD Theatre Matilda Award Winner
Best Design – Josh McIntosh

The Courier Mail
Best Play of the Year, 2011 – Animal Farm

Dates

  • Friday 04 September 2020 11:00 AM
    7:30 PM

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Prices

  • Adult $50
  • Subscriber $42
  • Concession, Group 6+ $44
  • Youth $35
  • Family (2A+2C) $150

Contact

  • Ticketek Box Office
  • 4929 1977

Venue

Civic Theatre
375 Hunter Street
Newcastle
2300