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1984 • Preview Night

  • Santa Fe Playhouse 142 East De Vargas Street Santa Fe, NM, 87501 United States (map)

1984, by George Orwell, play adapted by Robert Owens, et al.
Directed by Robyn Rikoon

Tyranny, oppression and the loss of individuality are the terrifying reality of Orwell’s dystopian society. When it seems like there is no way out and people are being watched every second, even being forced to speak a new language limiting thought and emotion, it is up to at least one person to go against the system and dare to feel again. Winston does just that.

Raised by the Party and working in the department of records which alters the past to fit the ideal future, Winston has a hatred for the oligarchy. He believes in actual truth, in an unchangeable past, in love and ideas. He believes there are others like him.

In this original adaptation of Orwell’s novel, we experience his surprisingly accurate words forewarning a digitized and heartless society.


David Anderson, Myriah Duda, Tallis Geohegan-Friefeld, Freedom Hopkins, Vaughn Irving, Katie Johnson, Libby King-Miller, Stephen Rommel, Sarah Runyan, Marguerite Louise Scott, Hania Stocker, Lulu Sulich, Tristan Van Cleave.


$25 Adults
$20 Seniors, Teachers, and Military
$15 Students
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Special pricing for the PREVIEW • March 30: $15 for everyone
OPENING NIGHT event and show • April 1: $30 for everyone


PREVIEW Thursday • March 30 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • March 31 • 7:30 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT • Saturday • April 1 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • April 2 • 2:00 p.m.
Thursday • April 6 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • April 7 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • April 8 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday April 9 • 2:00 p.m.
Thursday • April 13 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • April 14 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • April 15 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday April 16 • 2:00 p.m.

Earlier Event: March 30
Moonlight & Magnolias