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Nineteen Eighty-Four


Sat 9 Apr 2011, 8:00pm–10:00pm
Sun 10 Apr 2011, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Thu 14 Apr 2011, 8:00pm–8:00pm
Fri 15 Apr 2011, 8:00pm–8:00pm
Sat 16 Apr 2011, 8:00pm–8:00pm

Where: TheatreWorks, Recreation Drive, Birkenhead, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General admission: $22.00
  • Concession: $18.00
  • Book whole theatre (70 seats): $900.00
  • Additional fees may apply


1984 is a powerful examination of what might have been – and may still be. It is a work of fiction, not prophesy. It is an extrapolation of the history and political philosophies of the early twentieth century - Francisco Franco’s “New State”, Hitler’s Third Reich and Leninist and Stalinist Communist Russia. This will be a complex multi-media production merging live performance with pre-recorded video and audio.

Director Syd Mannion is a familiar face both on and off stage in Auckland theatre for many years. As an actor and director he has been involved in a wide range of productions that include comedy, drama, multimedia, music and dance. Among his directing credits are “Shadowlands”, “Terra Nova”, “The Woman in Black”, “Improbable Fiction” (Dolphin Theatre), “Bouncers and Shakers” (TheatreWorks/ Titirangi Theatre) and “Serial Killers” (Titirangi Theatre)...

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