Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young / Kidd Pivot — Revisor

3 - 5 March 2020

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

UK PREMIERE 

Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, joint creators behind The Guardian’s Best Dance Show of the 21st Century and the Olivier Award-winning Betroffenheit, return to Sadler’s Wells. For their new dance-theatre collaboration, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite and writer and performer Jonathon Young, together with Pite’s company Kidd Pivot, turn their brilliant minds to the comic play The Inspector General (known as ‘Revizor’ in Russia).

Taking Nikolai Gogol’s 1836 farce as a starting point, Revisor knits Jonathon Young’s text, recorded by leading Canadian actors, with Crystal Pite’s “gripping blend of body language and stylised movement” (The Independent) performed by eight dancers in this satirical tale of political corruption.

★★★★★ "Astonishing. I wanted to see it again, immediately"
THE GUARDIAN

★★★★★ "A nightmarish, beautiful, mind-blowing journey"
DAILY TELEGRAPH

★★★★★ "Marvellously danced and superbly staged, Revisor creates a world that is dreamlike and all too familiar"
THE INDEPENDENT

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Coronavirus update: Following government advice, all performances at Sadler’s Wells’ theatres have been cancelled until 9 June. Read more

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