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  "Unless the actor is satisfied to be a parrot or a monkey he must master our period's knowledge of human social life by himself joining in the war of the classes."

-Bertolt Brecht

November 25 - December 18, 2011
at the Manny Fried Playhouse

a new take on George Orwell's classic tale
presented in collaboration with Theatre Jugend

Adapted by Justin Karcher

Directed by Drew McCabe
Starring Jeffrey Coyle, Jonathan Shuey, 
Brian Zybala*, and Kristen Bentley

November 25th - December 18th
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm    Sundays @ 6pm

Tickets $20.00 General Admission
or $15.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre Members
For all Sunday performances admission is pay-what-you-can

On Sunday, December 18th our performance will be dedicated to the Occupy Buffalo Movement with 50% of the proceeds going to support the encampment.
Members of Occupy Buffalo
(including John Washington and Albert Brown) will lead a post-show discussion of issues in both the play and the movement.

     A tale for the 99% if ever there was one!  Look out Wall Street, the animals are coming!

     For the third show in our 2011-2012 Season of Plays, Subversive Theatre is teaming up with Theatre Jugend to present OCCUPY ANIMAL FARM -- a brand new version of George Orwell's searing tale of revolution, manipulation, and betrayal.  Our stage adaptation by emerging local author Justin Karcher is crafted specifically to connect with the new wave of activism erupting in America today with an important lesson that suddenly seems more relevant than ever.

     Farmer Jones, beware!  The pigs are rising up... and they've brought the rest of the 99% with 'em!!!

     This fresh and energetic rendition involves a series of inventive performance techniques including mask work, stylized movement, original music, and much, much more.

     OCCUPY ANIMAL FARM is directed by Drew McCabe and features the acting talents of Jeffrey Coyle, Jonathan Shuey, Brian Zybala*, Kristin Bentley, Maria Droz, Matt Kindly, and Erin Brignone Set & lights are designed by Katie Gilliland* with original music by Justin John Smith, sound design by Drew McCabe, dance choreography by Jenny Kulwicki, and costumes & masks by Jenny Kulwicki & Drew McCabe.  Poster design is by Daniel Morris with playbill design and illustrations by Scot Kaitanowski*, and web design by Kurt Schneiderman*.      

     OCCUPY ANIMAL FARM runs November 25th through December 18th with performances Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 6pm at Subversive Theatre's regular performance venue, The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of North Buffalo's Great Arrow Building.

     Tickets are $20.00 general admission or $15.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members.  For all Sunday performances, admission is pay-what-you-can.

     For more information, please give us a call at 716-408-0499.

* = indicates members of the Subversive Theatre Collective

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