Transparencies for "Nineteen Eighty-Four" at the Shaw Festival Theatre
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Transparencies for overhead projector used during "Nineteen Eighty-Four" live theatrical performance in Niagara-on-the-Lake by the Shaw Festival Theatre.
three thin transparent sheets with black drawings on them:
1. "Big Brother is watching you. 1984. Shaw Festival, September 18"
2. "Freedom is slavery. War is peace. Ignorance is strength"
3. "Big Brother is watching you"
- On September 18, 1984, in theatrical experiment unrivalled across Canada, the Shaw Festival simultaneously recreated scenes from Orwell's "1984" in three theatres, and variety of locations in the town itself. It involved the entire town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, most of the Shaw Festival Company (including administration, production, and acting ensemble) as well as a limited audience of 700 for this one-night only spectacle.
- Date of Original
- September, 1984
- Date Of Event
- 18 Sep 1984
Width: 19.5 cm
Height: 25.5 cm
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- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.25012 Longitude: -79.06627
- Copyright Statement
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Location of Original
- Shaw Festival Library
- Niagara-on-the-Lake Public LibraryEmail:firstname.lastname@example.org
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0