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Chris de Wilde

Nine: The Confessional

Nine: The Confessional
  • Production: Nine
  • Venue: Malmö Musikteater, Malmö, Sweden
  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Book by Arthur Kopit
  • Directed by: Vernon Mound
  • Choreography by : Anthoula Papadakis
  • Composer : music & lyrics by Maury Yeston
  • Lighting Design by: Ian Sommerville
  • Costume Design by: Emma Ryott
  • Set designed by: Chris de Wilde
  • Photography by: Chris de Wilde
  • Design © Chris de Wilde
  • Image © Chris de Wilde
The staging creates an ever-shifting space in which real objects drift in and out of focus, reflecting the dreamlike quality of the piece. Here Guido Contini kneels at the confessional of his childhood church, distracted as always by a young nun.