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Candide   

 
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 and Aloysia Friedmann; Cello Adam Grabois; Flute 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, James Preiss and Tom Partington; Violin: John Connelly; Cello: Roger Shell; Flute: Laura Conwesser; 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.
Cast
Harolyn Blackwell Cunegonde
Jim Dale Voltaire
Dr. Pangloss
Businessman
Governor
2nd Gambler
Police Chief
Sage
Andrea Martin Old Lady
Brent Barrett Maximilian
Jason Danieley Candide
Arte Johnson Hugo
Maximilian's Servant
Radu
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
Columbo
A Slave Driver
Pasha-Prefect of Constantinople
Stacey Logan Paquette
D'vorah Bailey Sheep
Ensemble
Glenda Balkan Cunegonde Alternate
Mary Kate Boulware Ensemble
Diana Brownstone Ensemble
Alvin Crawford Ensemble
Christopher F. Davis Ensemble
Sherrita Duran Ensemble
Deanna Dys Ensemble
David Girolmo Heresy Agent
Ensemble
Paul Harman 2nd Bulgarian Soldier
Ensemble
Joy Hermalyn Ensemble
Allen Hidalgo Governor's Aide
Ensemble
Wendy Hilliard Ensemble
Elizabeth Jimenez Ensemble
Julie Johnson Baroness Von Thunder
Ensemble
Ken Krugman Ensemble
Chad Larget Ensemble
Shannon Lewis Ensemble
Seth Malkin Huntsman
Lion
Ensemble
Andrew Pacho Ensemble
Nanne Puritz Sheep
Ensemble
Owen Taylor Ensemble
Eric van Hoven Ensemble
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
nominee 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 1Sung 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 (What a Day)
(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 2Sung By
Ballad of the New World Candide and Ensemble
My Love
(lyrics by Richard Wilbur and John Latouche)
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 (A Constantinople Gambler), Police Chief and Ensemble
You Were Dead, You Know (Reprise)
(lyrics by John Latouche)
Candide and Cunegonde
Make Our Garden Grow Full Company