The eerily apt production of 1984, based on the novel by George Orwell, began performances May 18. The limited engagement is set to officially open at the Hudson Theatre June 22.
Leading the New York cast are Tony winner Reed Birney, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge. The trio takes on the roles of O'Brien, Julia, and Winston Smith, respectively. Joining them are Wayne Duvall as Parsons, Carl Hendrick Louis as Martin, Nick Mills as Syme, Michael Potts as Charrington, and Cara Seymour as Mrs. Parsons.
Flip through photos of the show below:
Take a First Look at Reed Birney and Olivia Wilde in 1984
The staging, produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin and Sonia Friedman, premiered at Nottingham Playhouse in 2013 before transferring the following year to London’s Almeida Theatre, where it went on to play four engagements.
Tickets are currently on sale through October 8. To purchase, click here.