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Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 29, 2020 at V&A London

Chris de Wilde

Candide: the arrival In Venice

Candide: the arrival In Venice
  • Production: Candide
  • Venue: V√§rmlandsoperan, Karlstad, Sweden
  • Year: 2008
  • Author: version by John Caird
  • Directed by: Vernon Mound
  • Choreography by : Anthoula Papadakis
  • Composer : Leonard Bernstein
  • Lighting Design by: Fredrik Magnusson
  • Costume Design by: Chris de Wilde
  • Set designed by: Chris de Wilde
  • Photography by: Chris de Wilde
  • Design © Chris de Wilde
  • Image © Chris de Wilde
In this production, Candide's picaresque journey takes place in 1956, but elements of the 18th Century tend to intrude. Here Candide, arriving in Venice with Martin, meets the ladies of the night.