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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 Blackwell
Jim Dale
Dr. Pangloss
2nd Gambler
Police Chief
Andrea Martin
Old Lady
Brent Barrett
Jason Danieley
Arte Johnson
Maximilian's Servant
A Bulgarian Soldier
Don Issachar
The Rich Jew
Father Bernard
Turhan Bey
A Constantinople Gambler
Judge Gomez
Mal Z. Lawrence
Baron Von Thunder
Grand Inquisitor
A Slave Driver
Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople
Stacey Logan
D'vorah Bailey
Glenda Balkan
Mary Kate Boulware
Diana Brownstone
Alvin Crawford
Christopher F. Davis
Sherrita Duran
Deanna Dys
David Girolmo
Heresy Agent
Paul Harman
2nd Bulgarian Soldier
Joy Hermalyn
Allen Hidalgo
Governor's Aide
Wendy Hilliard
Elizabeth Jimenez
Julie Johnson
Baroness Von Thunder
Ken Krugman
Chad Larget
Shannon Lewis
Seth Malkin
Andrew Pacho
Nanne Puritz
Owen Taylor
Eric van Hoven
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
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
Theatre World
winner 1997 Award [recipient]
Jason Danieley
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)
Glitter and Be Gay Cunegonde
(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 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