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Animal Farm

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Animal Farm

Past Show

02 Oct - 24 Oct

Heath Ledger Theatre

Van Badham's reworking of George Orwell’s classic. Rebellious satire boiling with political madness.

Animal Farm

Political powerhouse Van Badham (Banging Denmark, The Guardian) delivers an internet-fast brilliantly sharp adaptation of George Orwell’s response to authoritarian government in Animal Farm. This high-octane satire boils with the potency and emergency of a viral tweet. Trust us. You’re going to love it.

My fellow patriots,

We’re going to MAKE ANIMAL FARM GREAT!

The reign of terror is over. You have put your faith in animalism and it has delivered. Best economy we’ve ever had. Ask a lot of pigs and they’ll tell you nobody knows economy better than me. Best thing… you’re really going to love this… you can’t wait to hear it I know… they always say I have the best ideas… we’re building a windmill! Trust me. You’re going to love it. Made by animals, for animals, bringing power to animals!

With Love

Dates

02 Oct - 24 Oct

Venue

Heath Ledger Theatre

Duration

1 hour 40 mins (no interval)

Content Warning

Adult themes, coarse language, haze, strobe effects, graphic images, flashing lights, loud noise, stage firearm, references to war/slavery/poverty/animal abuse and animal hanging.

Media

Artists

Andrea Gibbs

Andrea Gibbs

Cast

Alison van Reeken

Cast

Megan Wilding

Cast

Van Badham

Writer

Emily McLean

Emily McLean

Director

Fiona Bruce

Set & Costume Designer

Karen Cook

Lighting Designer

Michael Carmody

Michael Carmody

Video Designer

Rachael Dease

Rachael Dease

Composer & Sound Designer

Polly Low

Polly Low

Dramaturg

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