The glass is always half-full for Candide in this story of ultimate optimism! Travel the globe with our unlikely hero, as he confronts doom, death and destruction at every turn. And yet Candide finds a happy ending to make his garden grow in this “best of all possible worlds”!
Features "The Best of All Possible Worlds," "Glitter and Be Gay," "Make Our Garden Grow"
Premiere: New York, December 1, 1956
- Saturday 7 July 2012 at 7:30 pm
- Friday 13 July 13 2012 at 7:30 pm
- Sunday 15 July 2012 at 2:00 pm
Richard E. Rauh Theater
The Hillman Center for Performing Arts
All performances sung in English.
|Lyrics||Richard Wilbur, Lillian Hellman, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Dorothy Parker, and John Latouche|
|Stage Director||Scott Wise|
|Set Designer||Joseph Gourley|
|Lighting Designer||Christopher Popowich [C&C Lighting]|
|Costume Designer||Kenneth Chu|
|Voltaire/Pangloss||William Clarence Marshall|
|Old Woman||Andrey Nemzer|
|Baron/Grand Inquisitor/Archbishop||James Critchfield|