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Chris de Wilde

Candide: Candide's Lament

Candide: Candide's Lament
  • 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 the hospital, Candide laments the (supposed) death of his beloved Cunegonde. The partially-walking wounded are about to become a dysfunctional kick line to accompany Dr. Pangloss singing 'Dear Boy'.