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Burlesque in four scenes  | Fantaisie lyrique in two parts 
1h 45m incl. intermission
Following the breath-taking success of the Magic Flute, which has set out from Berlin to take the whole world by storm, the British theatre group »1927« is returning to the Komische Oper Berlin – with two works which seem almost to have been written for the absolutely boundless imaginations of these image-conjurers and their astonishing combination of animation and live performances by actors ...
A puppet brought to life that tries to escape her sadistic master, and an ill-mannered, wilfully destructive child that experiences a true nightmare when the objects it has abused, such as a clock, tea pot and wallpaper, come to life – a double-feature evening about admonishment and manipulation, about growing up and emancipation from (wrong) compulsions, and about the boundless urge for freedom.
In the image-worlds created by the British theatre group “1927”, with their astonishing combination of animation and live action, the stage and sounds, singers and acrobats merge to create a “wild flight through adventure-filled worlds” [Deutschlandfunk Kultur].
Text »L'Enfant« by Colette
In the repertoire since 28 january 2017
Coproduction with the Deutsche Oper am Rhein