ABOUT THIS SHOW
For the first time ever, Steppenwolf for Young Adults presents a radio play as part of the 2020/21 season! In Animal Farm, George Orwell’s always timely allegory, a group of diverse farm animals rise up against the human ruling class, hoping to form a society in which animals can be equal, free and happy. But in the turbulent wake of a revolution, will power corrupt even the noblest of causes? Featuring a cast filled with Steppenwolf ensemble members and esteemed Chicago actors, this radio play presentation brings Animal Farm into conversation with 2020’s political landscape of revolution, uprising, and civil disobedience.
The run time of this radio play is 90 minutes.
This FREE offering is available to teachers and their students during the streaming window. Register today to receive complementary educational materials and access to the FREE radio play when streaming begins on October 19, 2020.
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ANIMAL FARM STUDY GUIDE
Teachers, parents and guardians, please be advised that we recommend Animal Farm for grades 8 and up. While there is no explicit language or imagery in the play, given its allegorical nature as well as the backdrop it is being presented against—namely, 2020’s political landscape of revolution, uprising, and civil disobedience—older students will benefit most from the experience.
REGISTER YOUR CLASS
For teachers of 8–12th graders, fill out this registration form to receive complementary educational materials and access to the FREE radio play when streaming begins on October 19, 2020.