Los Altos Stage Company begins 2018 with an adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984,” considered one of the 20th century’s most important pieces of literature. It is scheduled to preview Thursday, open Friday and run through Feb. 18 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.
Richard Mayer / Special to the Town Crier
Geoff Fiorito, left, plays O’Brien and Ben Ortega portrays Winston in “1984.” The Los Altos Stage Company production is scheduled to open this week and run through Feb. 18 at Bus Barn Theater.
Adapted by local playwright Michael Gene Sullivan, “1984” follows Winston Smith, who lives in a world perpetually at war with unseen forces. Personal electronic devices are used to spy on the populace and facts are manipulated or simply erased.