February 6, 2019
Betroffenheit ranks as one of Vancouver’s biggest stage success stories - touring the globe for two years, eliciting rave reviews, and earning a coveted 2017 Olivier Award in London.
Now, in one of the most anticipated new shows of 2019, choreographer Crystal Pite and actor-writer Jonathon Young are back with Revisor. Tellingly, its world premiere here sold out months ago.
Whereas Betroffenheit mined personal tragedy - a devastating loss in Young’s own family - Revisor takes a less autobiographical direction and plays with stylized political farce.
Yet it continues the exploration of words, theatre, and dance that the pair started with Betroffenheit. And it takes the same kind of dazzling risks.
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