by George Orwell
adapted by Nelson Bond
directed by Stefanie Sertich
Justice, honor, and a political experiment gone awry.
"Comrades, the answer to all of our problems lies in a single word...Man!- Major, The Boar
The animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human masters to take control of the farm and their own fate in order to create a society where "the community" is supreme and an individual's existence is forsaken to serve the greater good. George Orwell's biting satire about the rise of Communism shows the Great Russian Experiment as an idealists dream converted by realists into a nightmare.
New Rep On Tour is an educational outreach program dedicated to bringing professional productions of relevant plays from the dramatic and literary canon to area Middle and High Schools. Now entering its 10th Season, New Rep On Tour has reached over 50,000 students. It features the talents of some of Boston's finest artists, who create 90-minute adaptations of significant dramatic literature, which are aligned with the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks. The Tour is enhanced with artist-led workshops, post-show discussions with the students, and study guides for teachers, all aimed at making the New Rep On Tour experience exciting, entertaining, and educational.
For information about bringing New Rep On Tour's ANIMAL FARM to your school please contact Christopher Webb at email@example.com or 617-923-7060 x206.
Tour Dates: October 19 -- December 4, 2009
The November 2nd performance at New Repertory Theatre is the only public performance.