“SCHIKANEDER – The turbulent love story behind The Magic Flute” is a romantic musical comedy about the actor, singer, director, writer and impresario Emanuel Schikaneder and his wife, Eleonore Schikaneder, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and directed by Trevor Nunn.

The set design features Trompe-l’œil style painted backdrops and set pieces and the projected elements continue in this style, using a mix of hand painted backdrops and layered effects over 3d animation and filmed green screen footage to provide action elements in some of the scenic backdrops.