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Arts on the Couch - 1984
Sunday, October 06, 2019, 2:00 PM PST
Category: Outreach

1984
by George Orwell
a new play by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan
directed by Dámaso Rodríguez
September 7 - October 6
Location: Imago Theatre
Discussion after the matinee on October 6th with Garrick Duckler, PhD, LMFT


Always under the watchful eye of Big Brother, Winston has nowhere to turn and no one to trust as anyone or anything could be running surveillance on behalf of the government. The Thought Police monitor society and dole out nightmarish punishments on behalf of the authoritarian Party, who propagandize ‘Ignorance is Strength’. Based on the iconic novel by George Orwell, 1984 is an intense theatrical reflection of how far technology and falsifying reality has come. 

Awards for Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan
2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (People, Places & Things): Duncan Macmillian
2016 Laurence Olivier Sir Peter Hall Award for Best Director (Oresteia): Robert Icke
2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show (Every Brilliant Thing): Duncan Macmillian
2012 Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding Original New Play (Lungs): Duncan Macmillian

“astonishing, riveting, and almost literally shocking” – Steven Suskin, The Huffington Post

Artists Repertory Theater’s On Tour
www.artistsrep.org

  • OPC member facilitated post-play discussions, listed 2pm Sunday matinée.
  • Post-play discussions are free/open to the public. Can attend any performance.
  • Discount ticket packages available online or through box office: (503) 241-1278.
  • Please visit each venue website for more information regarding transit and parking. 

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