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Review: Pendragon Theatre’s 1984 is a Must-See, Emotional Gut Punch

“He who controls the past, controls the future. He who controls the present, controls the past.” ~ George Orwell, 1984
Summary: George Orwell’s original book was written in 1949, after WWII. Michael Gene Sullivan’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 brings to life a dystopian world where news is altered to fit the words of Big Brother and showing emotions, demonstrating love, and thinking against the establishment are all crimes. 
Where: August 29, 30, 31, September 1,2 at 8 pm and September 3 at 2 pm. at PendragonTheatre, Brandy Brook Ln, Saranac Lake September 10 at 3 pm in Old Forge VIEW September 22 at 7:30 pm at Lake Placid Center for the Arts September 29 at 7:30 pm at Glen Falls’ Wood Theatre October 12 at TBD at Plattsburgh’s Strand Theater October 14 at 7 pm at Blue Mountain Lake’s Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts.
(Saranac Lake) It has been quite a few years since I’ve read George Orwell’s book “1984,” but its emotional rollercoaster still hits hard for my daughter and myself as …