MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 29, 1997
Closing Date
Jul 27, 1997
1st Preview
Apr 19, 1997
1st Preview
Apr 19, 1997
Previews
10
Performances
104
MusicalComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Gershwin Theatre
(Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)

Description
A musical in two acts.

Setting
All around the world.

Produced by Livent, Inc.
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler; Lyrics by Richard Wilbur; Additional lyrics by John La Touche and Stephen Sondheim; 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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robbie Young
Viola: Sarah Adams and Shelley Holland-Moritz; Bass: Judith Sugarman; Oboe: Robert Ingliss; 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 Chang, John Connelly, Laura Frautschi, Aloysia Friedmann and Elizabeth Lim-Dutton; Cello: Adam Grabois and Roger Shell; Flute: Laura Conwesser and Brian Miller; 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, Tom Partington and James Preiss; Clarinet: Steven Hartman
Livent Senior Resident Director: Anne Allan; Casting: Arnold Mungioli and Beth Russell; Assistant to the Director: Arthur Masella; General Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Dance Captain: Deanna Dys; Production Assistant: Jason Brouillard, Joshua Halperin and Erica Schwartz; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.; Cover Art by Peter de Seve; Livent Sr. VP, Creative Affairs: Marty Bell
For provising acrobatic dancers, special thanks to Antigravity, Inc.
Cunegonde
Voltaire
 
Dr. Pangloss
 
Businessman
 
Governor
 
2nd Gambler
Police Chief
 
Sage
Old Lady
Maximilian
Candide
Hugo
Maximilian's Servant
 
Radu
A Bulgarian Soldier
 
Don Issachar
The Rich Jew
 
Father Bernard
 
Turhan Bey
A Constantinople Gambler
 
Judge Gomez
Baron Von Thunder
 
Grand Inquisitor
 
Columbo
A Slave Driver
 
Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople
Paquette
 
Ensemble
Cunegonde
Alternate
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Heresy Agent
 
Ensemble
2nd Bulgarian Soldier
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Governor's Aide
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Baroness Von Thunder
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Huntsman
 
Lion
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Sheep
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Mary Kate Boulware (Cunegonde, Sheep), Diana Brownstone (Sheep), Rachel Coloff (Baroness Von Thunder, Sheep), Alvin Crawford (Huntsman, Lion), David Girolmo (Hugo, Radu, Don Issachar, Judge Gomez, Father Bernard, Turhan Bey, Baron Von Thunder, Grand Inquisitor, Columbo, Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople), Paul Harman (Voltaire, Dr. Pangloss, Businessman, Governor, 2nd Gambler, Sage, Hugo, Radu, Don Issachar, Judge Gomez, Father Bernard, Turhan Bey, Baron Von Thunder, Grand Inquisitor, Columbo, Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople), Joy Hermalyn (Old Lady, Baroness Von Thunder), Julie Johnson (Old Lady), Ken Krugman (Maximilian), Chad Larget (Candide), Mal Z. Lawrence (Voltaire, Dr. Pangloss, Businessman, Governor, 2nd Gambler, Sage), Shannon Lewis (Paquette), Seth Malkin (Maximilian), Joseph P. McDonnell (Huntsman, Lion), Nanne Puritz (Cunegonde, Paquette) and Eric van Hoven (Candide)

Gershwin Theatre (Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)

Cast

Baroness Von Thunder
Hugo
Maximilian's Servant
 
Radu
A Bulgarian Soldier
 
Don Issachar
The Rich Jew
 
Judge Gomez
 
Father Bernard
 
Turhan Bey
A Constantinople Gambler
Understudy: Melissa Hart (Old Lady)
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 Worlds
Dr. Pangloss, Candide, Cunegonde, Maximilian, Paquette and Ensemble
Oh, Happy We
Candide and Cunegonde
It Must Be So
Candide
Westphalian Chorale
(lyrics by Leonard Bernstein)
Ensemble
Glitter and Be Gay
Cunegonde
Auto-da-fé
(lyrics by John Latouche and Stephen Sondheim)
Full Company
Candide's Lament
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
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
Quartet Finale
Candide, Cunegonde, Businessman, Old Lady and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Ballad of the New World
Candide and Ensemble
My Love
(lyrics by John Latouche and Richard Wilbur)
Governor and Maximilian
Alleluia
Ensemble
Sheep Song
(lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
Sheep, Lion and Paquette
Bon Voyage
Governor and Ensemble
Quiet
Old Lady, Candide and Paquette
The Best of All Possible Worlds (Reprise)
Candide, Paquette, Old Lady and Sheep
What's the Use
Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople, Turhan Bey, Police Chief and Ensemble
You Were Dead, You Know (Reprise)
(lyrics by John Latouche)
Candide and Cunegonde
Make Our Garden Grow
Full Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Revival of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Produced by Livent, Inc.
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1997 Nominee
Jim Dale
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1997 Nominee
Andrea Martin

Best Costume Design

1997 Winner
Costume Design by Judith Dolan

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Produced by Livent, Inc.
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1997 Nominee
Jim Dale
Jason Danieley
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1997 Nominee
Andrea Martin
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

1997 Nominee
Scenic Design by Clarke Dunham

Theatre World

Award

1997 Recipient
Jason Danieley
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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