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Animal Farm Cover AB6000

Animal Farm

Adapted by Ian Wooldridge from the book by George Orwell.

Product Code: AB6000

  • Full-length Play
  • Drama | Satire
  • Cast size: 6 to 12 either gender. Expandable.

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$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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Synopsis

George Orwell's satire on the perils of Stalinism has proved magnificently long-lived as a parable about totalitarianism anywhere and has given the world at least one immortal phrase: "Some are more equal than others." The animals on a farm drive out their master and take over and run the farm for themselves. The experiment is successful, except that someone has to take the deposed farmer's place. Leadership devolves upon the pigs, which are cleverer than the rest of the animals. Unfortunately, their character is not equal to their intelligence. This dramatization remains faithful to the book's plot and intent and retains both its affection for the animals and the incisiveness of its message.

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code AB6000
  • Cast Size 6
  • Min. Royalty Rate $100/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 90 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Drama | Satire
  • ISBN(13) 9781583422717
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"There is a lot of room for imaginative staging and conceptual approaches with this adaptation."
Review by Suzanne Konicek
"Animal Farm continues to be timely and relevant. This concise adaptation is true to the story and is very accessible to cast and audience alike."
Review by Darcy Rice, St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"Allow plenty of time for rehearsal of the big "set pieces" of the show, such as the Revolution, The Battle of the Cowshed, etc."
Tip by Darcy Rice, St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Media Reviews

"Ian Wooldridge's adaptation makes the text as engagingly relevant as ever." -Evening Standard

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
The Workroom Black Box Kelowna British Columbia 5/5/2021 5/16/2021
Charter Oak Cultural Center Hartford Connecticut 10/15/2020 10/15/2020

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