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1984

1984

By George Orwell

April 10,11 17,18,19 24,25 May 1,2,3
(Preview April 9th & Matinees April 19 & May 3)

In George Orwell's 1984, it is April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him — and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. George Orwell's fiction is often said to be our reality. The definitive book of the 20th century presented as a stage thriller.

Directed by Kevin Sosbe

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Latest News

(04/16/15) Back to the future for Sherman's '1984'
By Joanne Greco Rochman, Republican-American Theatre Review

(04/15/15) A Serious Night Of Theater In Sherman
By Elizabeth Young, Newtown Bee Theatre Review

(04/15/15) 1984 - A Theatre Review by Mary Hembree
Citizen News

(04/01/15) Bravo! The Sherman Playhouse Renovators Deserve a Standing Ovation. by Alicia Sakal, Citizen News

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Thank you for a WONDERFUL performance of "1984." Outstanding performances and great production design all around! Bravo Viv Berger, Alex Echevarria, Kevin Sosbe, Vicki Sosbe, Noel Desiato, and the rest of the crew who I'm not connected with on Social Media. :) ... See moreSee less

FYI: All three excellent reviews of 1984 are on our home page towards the bottom. Shermanplayers.org ... See moreSee less

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A sneak peak excerpt from Reviewer Mary Hembree's of Citizen News article on 1984 coming out this week.

"this is magnificent regional theatre. The actors are at the top of their art learning lines and going to rehearsals after hours at other endeavors. They do it for the sheer love of theatre. Attending a performance at The Sherman Playhouse is not only entertaining, it’s supporting local art and we must do that to keep it for ourselves and future generations."

Thanks Mary for your continued support! Shermanplayers.org.
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Excellent show last night. Thanks for a great night out! ... See moreSee less

Break legs to all!! ... See moreSee less

The guy on the left from Mass Appeal (1990) is back in the director's chair in a fury! See Kevin Sosbe's great and powerful production of 1984 opening tonight. Shermanplayers.org. ... See moreSee less

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Running at The Sherman Playhouse from April 10th to May 3rd. ... See moreSee less

Running at The Sherman Playhouse from April 10th to May 3rd.

Running at The Sherman Playhouse from April 10th to May 3rd.
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FYI: Our front page Citizen News article by Alicia Sakal on our new renovations is available for viewing on our website home page under Latest News. Reminder we will be honoring Mr. Cope et al at our opening night of 1984 this Friday night. Shermanplayers.org. ... See moreSee less

1984 opens this weekend. Don't Let the Rats Keep You Away!! (Don't worry, the health inspector gave us a clean report!) ... See moreSee less

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FYI: Next Improv:
May Day Improv
Saturday, May 23rd from 7:00-10:00 pm.

Come again one and all to try on all your different hats. You are invited to just watch, join in or do both. For more information & questions please email Robin Frome. Frome@snet.net See You There!
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FYI we just posted archival photos of productions from our prolific past on our website homepage streaming pics. Check out Ladies in Retirement, 1950, Our Town, 1952, and Marriage of Convenience circa 1926.among many others., Shermanplayers.org. ... See moreSee less

Look out for this week's feature article on our renovations in Citizen News. ... See moreSee less

Big thanks to the Lenihans for their recent generous contribution to our Playhouse. Community and Culture Coming Together! ... See moreSee less