Brave New World
Running time: 2 hours 11mins
By Aldous Huxley
Adapted by Dawn King
Starring Sophie Ward
Aldous Huxley’s ingenious fantasy of the future, written in 1932, is given extraordinary life in this world premiere adaptation by award-winning playwright Dawn King with original score by These New Puritans.
Join us on an emotional rollercoaster journey into a future which sheds a blazing light on the present.
Witness the horrors of a genetically engineered class system.
A World State where People are always happy; where they get what they want, and they never want what they can’t have.
Discover the consequence of living in a world where love and empathy have given way to lust and pleasure. A world without religion or war.
A world where Community, Identity, Stability is the world state motto.
And find out what happens when this stability is threatened
As the beautiful young Lenina learns the pain of love
And the handsome young John gives in to the love of pain
Does the World Controller lose control?
Or does Lenina finally find her voice?
“How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
That has such people in't!”
“A brilliant tour de force …. Full of barbed wit and malice-spiked frankness, provoking, stimulating, shocking and dazzling” - OBSERVER on Brave New World
“The most compelling new work I have seen this year” - THE GUARDIAN on Dawn King’s Foxfinder
Recommended for ages 14+ Contains sexual content and adult themes.
There will be Audio Described performance Thursday @ 2.00pm preceded by a Touch Tour @ 11.30am
There will be a Captioned Performance Wednesday @ 7.45pm