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Big Brother Comes to Broadway as Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge Open 1984

Tony winner Reed Birney also stars in this stage adaptation of George Orwell's novel.

Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge head the cast of 1984 on Broadway.
(© David Gordon)

Broadway's 1984 celebrated its opening night on Thursday, June 22, at the Hudson Theatre. The drama stars Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde, and Tony winner Reed Birney.

Tony winner Reed Birney returns to Broadway as O'Brien in 1984.
(© David Gordon)

Sturridge, Wilde, and Birney portray the novel's characters Winston Smith, Julia, and O'Brien, respectively. They are joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons).

Wayne Duvall, Michael Potts, and Carl Hendrick Louis appear in the production.
(© David Gordon)

Adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, the drama comes to New York after four acclaimed runs in the United Kingdom, with Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin producing.

Cara Seymour completes the company.
(© David Gordon)

1984's creative team includes Chloe Lamford (scenic and costume design), Natasha Chivers (lighting design), Tom Gibbons (sound design), and Tim Reid (video design).

1984 is adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan.
(© David Gordon)

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