To book for 1984, click green TICKETS button above and select from the following performance times:
Thursday May 16 at 7.30 pm Friday May 17 at 7.30 pm Saturday May 18 at 2.30 pm Sunday May 19 at 2.30 pm Wed. May 22 at 7.30 pm Thursday May 23 at 7.30 pm Friday May 24 at 7.30 pm Saturday May 25 at 2.30 pm
This original ‘big brother’ epic 1984 will be directed and staged with the same production team which brought you ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ last year. Megan Jolly and Darren Willmott will team up to bring George Orwell’s classic novel to the stage in a stunning adaptation by Matthew Dunster which has become an International hit with theatre-goers.
PLEASE NOTE: this production is rated MA15+ and includes strong content such as simulated violence, suggested nudity, low level coarse language and adult themes. Any children under 15 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
There is no official classification for theatre productions ( unlike cinema releases ) but Launceston Players have opted to use the cinema classification MA 15+ to alert audiences to the adult content of this play.
Please be on time: evening performances start promptly at 7.30 pm and matinees at 2.30 pm. There will be a 5-minute lock-out at the beginning of each performance when late-comers will not be admitted.
Performances will take place at the Earl Arts Centre, Earl St, Launceston commencing with a school performance on Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 7.30pm and the final performance on Saturday 25th May at 2.30pm.
Casting has now been completed, – see “Cast and Creatives”
Tickets can be purchased on line through the Trybooking website by clicking on the green button above or click this link: https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=449587
Adult $42.00, Concession $38.00, Group of 6 or more $36.00 per ticket
All seats are “General Admission”; however there are a limited number of accessible seats for anyone unable to manage the steps in the Earl Arts Centre – to book these please contact Launceston Players on 0439 498 119 (Alan) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Megan Jolly
Technical: Darren Willmott
Winston Smith – Travis Hennessy
Julia – Debbie Parish
O’Brien – Jonathan Pedler
Goldstein – Jeff Hockley
Mr. Parsons – Antony Butchart
Mrs. Parsons – Olivia Brodzinski
Mr. Charrington – Cameron Hindrum
Syme / Barman – Robbie Bleakley
Parsons Boy – Anders Schild
Parsons Girl – Samantha Kirschbaum
Ensemble: Janice Molineux – Winston’s mother
Joshua Abeling – Martin
Luca Schild – Bumstead
Malcolm Reid – Old Prole
Sophie Hillier – Woman in 101
Lena Reilly – Katherine
Photos of the 1984 cast on stage, May 2019
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