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Gershwin Theatre, (4/29/1997 - 7/27/1997)
First Preview: Apr 19, 1997 Total Previews: 10
Opening Date: Apr 29, 1997    
Closing Date: Jul 27, 1997 Total Performances: 104

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts.
Setting: All around the world.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Livent, Inc.
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler; Lyrics by Richard Wilbur; Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and John La Touche; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay; Music continuity and additional orchestrations by John Mauceri; Musical Director: Eric Stern
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Patricia Birch
Scenic Design by Clarke Dunham; Costume Design by Judith Dolan; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Hair Design by Bobby H. Grayson
General Manager: Frank P. Scardino; Company Manager: Jim Brandeberry; Livent Sr. VP, Production: Frank P. Scardino; Associate Co. Mgr: Ken Davenport
Production Supervisor: Clayton Phillips; Production and Technical Director: Don Finlayson; Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson
Bass: Judith Sugarman; Oboe: Robert Ingliss; Viola: Sarah Adams and Shelley Holland-Moritz; Musical Supervisor: Eric Stern; Conducted by Eric Stern; Associate Conductor: Paul Hostetter; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Livent Senior Music Supervisor: Jeffrey Huard; Concert Master: Erica Kiesewetter; Violin: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Elizabeth Chang, Laura Frautschi, Aloysia Friedmann and John Connelly; Cello: Adam Grabois and Roger Shell; Flute: Brian Miller and Laura Conwesser; Bassoon: Jeffrey Marchand; Trumpet: Carl Albach and John Dent; French Horn: Chris Komer and Leise Anschuetz Paer; Trombone: Dick Clark and Kenneth Finn; Tuba: Marcus Rojas; Harp: Grace Paradise; Percussion: Paul Hostetter, James Preiss and Tom Partington; Clarinet: Steven Hartman
Livent Senior Resident Director: Anne Allan; Casting: Beth Russell and Arnold Mungioli; Assistant to the Director: Arthur Masella; General Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Dance Captain: Deanna Dys; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.; Livent Sr. VP, Creative Affairs: Marty Bell
For provising acrobatic dancers, special thanks to Antigravity, Inc.
Harolyn BlackwellCunegonde
Jim DaleVoltaire
Dr. Pangloss
2nd Gambler
Police Chief
Andrea MartinOld Lady
Brent BarrettMaximilian
Jason DanieleyCandide
Arte JohnsonHugo
Maximilian's Servant
A Bulgarian Soldier
Don Issachar
The Rich Jew
Father Bernard
Turhan Bey
A Constantinople Gambler
Judge Gomez
Mal Z. LawrenceBaron Von Thunder
Grand Inquisitor
A Slave Driver
Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople
Stacey LoganPaquette
D'vorah BaileySheep
Glenda BalkanCunegonde
Mary Kate BoulwareEnsemble
Diana BrownstoneEnsemble
Alvin CrawfordEnsemble
Christopher F. DavisEnsemble
Sherrita DuranEnsemble
Deanna DysEnsemble
David GirolmoHeresy Agent
Paul Harman2nd Bulgarian Soldier
Joy HermalynEnsemble
Allen HidalgoGovernor's Aide
Wendy HilliardEnsemble
Elizabeth JimenezEnsemble
Julie JohnsonBaroness Von Thunder
Ken KrugmanEnsemble
Chad LargetEnsemble
Shannon LewisEnsemble
Seth MalkinHuntsman
Andrew PachoEnsemble
Nanne PuritzSheep
Owen TaylorEnsemble
Eric van HovenEnsemble
Swings: Matthew Aibel, Rachel Coloff, Joseph P. McDonnell and Starla Pace
Understudies: Mary Kate Boulware (Cunegonde, Sheep), Diana Brownstone (Sheep), Rachel Coloff (Baroness Von Thunder, Sheep), Alvin Crawford (Huntsman, Lion), David Girolmo (Baron Von Thunder, Columbo, Don Issachar, Father Bernard, Grand Inquisitor, Hugo, Judge Gomez, Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople, Radu, Turhan Bey), Paul Harman (2nd Gambler, Baron Von Thunder, Businessman, Columbo, Don Issachar, Dr. Pangloss, Father Bernard, Governor, Grand Inquisitor, Hugo, Judge Gomez, Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople, Radu, Sage, Turhan Bey, Voltaire), Joy Hermalyn (Baroness Von Thunder, Old Lady), Julie Johnson (Old Lady), Ken Krugman (Maximilian), Chad Larget (Candide), Mal Z. Lawrence (2nd Gambler, Businessman, Dr. Pangloss, Governor, Sage, Voltaire), Shannon Lewis (Paquette), Seth Malkin (Maximilian), Joseph P. McDonnell (Huntsman, Lion), Nanne Puritz (Cunegonde, Paquette) and Eric van Hoven (Candide)
Tony Award®
 1997 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Livent, Inc.
 1997 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jim Dale
 1997 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andrea Martin
winner 1997 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Judith Dolan
Theatre World
winner 1997 Award [recipient] 
  Jason Danieley
Drama Desk Award
 1997 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Livent, Inc.
 1997 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jim Dale
 1997 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jason Danieley
 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andrea Martin
 1997 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Clarke Dunham
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Richard Wilbur
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Life Is Happiness Indeed
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Voltaire, Candide, Cunegonde, Maximilian and Paquette
The Best of All Possible WorldsDr. Pangloss, Candide, Cunegonde, Maximilian, Paquette and Ensemble
Oh, Happy WeCandide and Cunegonde
It Must Be SoCandide
Westphalian Chorale
(lyrics by Leonard Bernstein)
Glitter and Be GayCunegonde
Auto-da-fé (What a Day)
(lyrics by John Latouche and Stephen Sondheim)
Full Company
Candide's Lament
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
You Were Dead, You Know
(lyrics by John Latouche)
Candide and Cunegonde
I Am Easily Assimilated
(lyrics by Leonard Bernstein)
Old Lady, Dons and Company
Quartet FinaleCandide, Cunegonde, Businessman, Old Lady and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Ballad of the New WorldCandide and Ensemble
My Love
(lyrics by Richard Wilbur and John Latouche)
Governor and Maximilian
Sheep Song
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Sheep, Lion and Paquette
Bon VoyageGovernor and Ensemble
QuietOld Lady, Candide and Paquette
The Best of All Possible Worlds (Reprise) Candide, Paquette, Old Lady and Sheep
What's the UsePasha-Prefect of Constantinople, Turhan Bey (A Constantinople Gambler), Police Chief and Ensemble
You Were Dead, You Know (Reprise)
(lyrics by John Latouche)
Candide and Cunegonde
Make Our Garden GrowFull Company