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Sadler's Wells

15 November 2016

Simplicius Simplicissimus, draws on Grimmelshausen’s 17th-century epic picaresque novel of the same name to create a powerful meditation on the forces of innocence and experience. The opera tracks the journey of one individual, the sheltered, ignorant shepherd boy, Simplicius Simplicissimus, whose life is upturned by the events of the Thirty Years' War


It’s a platform subject to continual assault from every angle in a helter-skelter of brilliantly choreographed scenes (by Michael Spenceley).'
The Art Desk
...Their drills and routines strikingly choreographed by Michael Spenceley.'
 The Guardian

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