Animal Farm

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Animal Farm


Venue

Lennox Theatre

Dates

01 May - 03 May 2019

Event Type

Live Event

Riverside presents a State Theatre Company South Australia production
ANIMAL FARM
By George Orwell

“All animals are equal but some are more equal than others.

Don’t miss this blistering new one-man version of George Orwell’s political classic.

Revolution is coming to Manor Farm. Under the guidance of some rebellious pigs, a group of farm animals unite to drive out their cruel human oppressors and build utopia. But the swine are not as united as they appear and their division gives rise to a terrifying new system of power and repression. Written in the 1940s as a response to the rise of authoritarian governments around the world, Animal Farm is a searing examination of extremist rule.

A scintillating take on one of the greatest stories of English literature and a sublime, unadorned piece of theatrical storytelling, Animal Farm will see Dale March (Australian Tour of the National Theatre’s Warhorse) inhabit upwards of 20 characters, from the revolutionary pigs to the stoic draft horse and the tyrannical Mr Jones.

Suitable for: Ages 13+


Dates & Times:

Schools Performances
Wednesday 1 May at 11am
Thursday 2 May at 11am
Friday 3 May at 11am

General Public Performances
Wednesday 1 May at 7:45pm
Thursday 2 May at 7:45pm
Friday 3 May at 7:45pm


This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Ministry of the Arts Catalyst Australian Arts and Culture Fund.

Photo by Tash McCammon


Director and Adaptor
Geordie Brookman

Designer
Bianka Kennedy

Lighting Designer
Alexander Ramsay

Composition and Sound Designer
Andrew Howard

Performer
Dale March

SUITABLE FOR YEARS 8 – 12

CURRICULUM LINKS AND RESOURCES

Download the curriculum links here: Animal Farm Curriculum Links

Download the study guide here: Animal Farm Study Guide

Download the activities here: Animal Farm Activities

Videos
Season 2019: Animal Farm trailer
Interview with Geordie Brookman, Director of Animal Farm
Interview with Renato Musolino, Actor in Animal Farm
Interview with Bianka Kennedy, Designer of Animal Farm
Interview with Mark Heuer, Stage Manager of Animal Farm

Design 
How to design for touring
From page to stage: the theatre design process

Sound Design & Composition 
Major’s Dream by Andrew Howard
The Seven Commandments by Andrew Howard

Other Resources
The following are articles and other materials associated with State Theatre Company’s production of Animal Farm.
George Orwell: Fortune Teller
Animal Farm: An Illustrated Guide
What Orwell Warned Us About: Author Dennis Glover on the Enduring Power of Animal Farm

SCHOOLS BOOKINGS

Download Riverside’s risk assessment here: Riverside’s Risk Assessment Details

Download a generic sample risk assessment here: Generic Sample Risk Assessment

ACCESS

Download information about access at Riverside here: Access at Riverside


Ticket Options

MEMBERS
Adult
$42
Concession $37
30 Club $30
Child 13 - 18 years $30

NON-MEMBERS
Adult
$49
Concession $44
30 & Under $39
Child 13 - 18 years $30

GROUPS
Groups 10+
$44

SCHOOLS
Student/Teacher
$26
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
School Bookings $3.30

Duration

70 minutes (No interval plus 20 minute Q&A for matinee performances)


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