MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 10, 1974
Closing Date
Jan 04, 1976
1st Preview
Mar 05, 1974
1st Preview
Mar 05, 1974
Performances
740
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Mar 10, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976)

Description
A musical in two acts.

Setting
All around the world.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Richard Wilbur; Book adapted by Hugh Wheeler; Based on the novel "Candide" by Voltaire; Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John La Touche and Leonard Bernstein; Musical Director: John Mauceri; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Patricia Birch; Assistant Director: Ruth Mitchell
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee and Franne Lee; Costume Design by Eugene Lee and Franne Lee; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Robert Maybaum; Assistant to Tharon Musser: Richard Winkler
General Manager: Howard Haines; Company Manager: Howard Haines; Assistant Co. Mgr: Terry Grossman
Production Stage Manager: James Doolan; Production Supervisor: Ruth Mitchell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Carlos Gorbea
Dance Captain: Carlos Gorbea; Assistant to the Director: Annette Brafman Meyers; Assistant to Franne and Eugene Lee: Carrie Laurie Rosten; Asst. to the Choreographer: Lynne Gannaway; Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Dr. Pangloss
 
Voltaire
 
Governor
 
Host
 
Sage
Candide
Cunegonde
Maximilian
Old Lady
Paquette
Penitente
 
Whore
 
Houri
Westphalian Soldier
 
Priest
 
Spanish Don
 
Rosary Vendor
 
Sailor
 
Lion
 
Guest
 
Chinese Coolie
Penitente
 
Cartagenian
 
Houri
Westphalian Soldier
 
Agent
 
Governor's Aide
 
Pirate
 
Guest
Bulgarian Soldier
 
Aristocrat
 
Sailor
 
Pygmy
 
Cow
 
Fruit vendor
Baroness Von Thunder
 
Harpsichordist
 
Penitente
 
Steel Drummer
 
Houri
 
Agent of the Inquisition
 
Spanish Don
 
Cartegenian Sailor
Huntsman
 
1st Recruiting Officer
 
Agent
 
Spanish Don
 
Cartagenian
 
Priest
 
Sailor
 
Eunuch
Rich Jew
 
Judge Gomez
 
Man in Black
 
Cartagenian
 
Pirate
 
German
 
Botanist
 
Guest
Aristocrat
 
Cartagenian
 
Houri
Aristocrat
 
Cartagenian
 
2nd Sheep
Baron Von Thunder
 
Grand Inquisitor
 
Slave Driver
 
Captain
 
Guest
Aristocrat
 
Whore
 
Houri
 
Cunegonde
Alternate
Lady with Knitting
 
Cartagenian
 
1st Sheep
2nd Recruiting Officer
 
Aristocrat
 
Cartagenian
Bulgarian Soldier
 
Penitente
 
Sailor
 
Cow
 
Cartagenian
Swing: Rhoda Butler
Understudies: Sam Freed (Dr. Pangloss, Governor, Voltaire, Sage, Host), Lynne Gannaway (Paquette), Chip Garnett (Cow, Cow), Robert Henderson (Maximilian), David Horwitz (Rich Jew, Judge Gomez, Man in Black, Cartagenian, Pirate, German, Botanist, Guest), Kathryn Ritter (Cunegonde), Renee Semes (Old Lady), Peter Vogt (Baron Von Thunder, Grand Inquisitor, Slave Driver, Captain, Guest) and Kelly Walters (Candide)

Broadway Theatre (Mar 10, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976)

Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Production Stage Manager: George Martin; Stage Manager: Errol Selsby

Cast

Old Lady
Bulgarian Soldier
Dr. Pangloss
Jan 20, 1975 - ?
 
Voltaire
 
Dr. Pangloss
 
Governor
 
Host
 
Sage
Candide
Penitente
 
Whore
 
Houri
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Richard Wilbur
(Unless otherwise noted)
Life Is Happiness Indeed
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Candide, Cunegonde, Maximilian and Paquette
The Best of All Possible Worlds
Dr. Pangloss, Candide, Maximilian, Cunegonde and Paquette
Oh, Happy We
Candide and Cunegonde
It Must Be So
Candide
O Miserere
Cartagenians
Oh, Happy We (Reprise)
Candide and Cunegonde
Glitter and Be Gay
Cunegonde
Auto-da-fé
(lyrics by John Latouche and Stephen Sondheim)
Company
This World
Candide
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
I Am Easily Assimilated (Reprise)
(lyrics by Leonard Bernstein)
Candide, Old Lady and Cunegonde
My Love
(lyrics by John Latouche and Richard Wilbur)
Governor
Fons Pietatis
Company
Sheep Song
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
2nd Sheep, 1st Sheep, Paquette, Lion and Candide
Bon Voyage
Governor and Company
The Best of All Possible Worlds (Reprise)
Candide, Old Lady and Paquette
You Were Dead, You Know (Reprise)
(lyrics by John Latouche)
Candide and Cunegonde
Make Our Garden Grow
Company

Tony Award®

Best Book of a Musical

1974 Winner
Book adapted by Hugh Wheeler
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1974 Nominee
Lewis J. Stadlen
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1974 Nominee
Mark Baker
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1974 Nominee
June Gable and Maureen Brennan

Best Scenic Design

1974 Winner
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee and Franne Lee

Best Costume Design

1974 Winner
Costume Design by Franne Lee

Best Direction of a Musical

1974 Winner
Directed by Harold Prince

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book

1974 Winner
Book adapted by Hugh Wheeler

Outstanding Choreography

1974 Winner
Choreographed by Patricia Birch

Outstanding Costume Design

1974 Winner
Costume Design by Franne Lee

Outstanding Set Design

1974 Winner
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee and Franne Lee

Outstanding Director

1974 Winner
Directed by Harold Prince

Theatre World

Award

1974 Recipient
Mark Baker and Maureen Brennan
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