The Handmaid's Tale Educator Materials

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BLESSED BE THE FRUIT … OF THE RESISTANCE.

 

In a dystopian future, fertile women deemed sinful are forced into child-bearing servitude by an extremist theocratic regime. Resistance is nearly impossible — but necessary. Based on the landmark literary work by Margaret Atwood.


SYNOPSIS

Deprived of her rights, her child and even her name, a woman known simply as Offred starts to rebel against a regime bent on female subjugation.

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Cast and Creative

CAST
Offred Sasha Cooke
Aunt Lydia Sarah Cambidge
Serena Joy Michaela Martens
Offred's Commander James Creswell
Offred Double Abigail Levis *
Janine/Ofwarren Katrina Galka *
Ofglen Rhoslyn Jones
Offred’s Mother Nicole Birkland
Rita Sara Couden *
Nick Brenton Ryan
Doctor Matthew DiBattista *
CREATIVE
Conductor Thomas Søndergård *
Production John Fulljames *
Set Designer Chloe Lamford *
Costume Designer Christina Cunningham *
Lighting Designer Fabiana Piccioli *
Projection Designer Will Duke *
Chorus Director Ian Robertson

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