Animal Farm

From the book by George Orwell
Adapted by Peter Hall
Lyrics by Adrian Mitchell
Music by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott

Pull the rings from your noses!
Tear the saddle from your back!
Bit and spur shall rust forever,
Cruel whips no more shall crack.

Revolt is afoot at Manor Farm, when downtrodden beasts of burden rise-up against the cruel Farmer Jones. But self-ruled animal utopia quickly gives way to the temptations of power and privilege in Peter Hall’s fast-moving musical adaptation of George Orwell’s savage satire. Learn more.