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Workshop Theatre - 1984 By George Orwell

Workshop Theatre - 1984 by George Orwell Location: Pumphouse Theatre Calgary When: Friday, January 28, 2011 to Sunday, February 06, 2011 at 8:00PM - 9:30PM Email: WebSite: Workshop Theatre Presents: 1984 by George Orwell (adapted by Alan Lyddiard) January 28 to February 5, 2011 8 pm Evenings, 2:30 Sunday January 30 matinee Directed by Mike Peterson Produced by Alan LeBoeuf and Stuart Bentley Imagine a world where people fear that their opinion cannot be expressed freely, where leaders are not held accountable for their deceptions, where perpetual war is waged against an unseen enemy; a world where Ignorance is Strength, Freedom is Slavery, and War is Peace. This is the world George Orwell created more than half a century ago and its prescience of today s world is stunning. The play, 1984 is adapted from the novel of the same name by George Orwell. It is the story of a future of constant war and oppressive government known as Big Brother, which controls the thoughts and actions of its people. Winston falls in love with Julia and together they seek to join a rebellion against the propaganda and lies of their totalitarian nightmare world. 1984" runs at the Pumphouse Theatre January 28 to February 5, 2011. Showtimes are Tuesday to Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:30pm There is a special pay what you can preview night on Thursday January 27th. 2 for $20 Night is Tuesday February 1st at 8:00pm. For tickets log on to Workshop Theatre tickets can also be purchased at the door or by phone through Storybook Theatre box office: 403-216-0808. Student, Senior and group discounts available. . Event Details. Location: Pumphouse Theatre Calgary
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