Candide archiveA naive young man believes that 'all is for the best' even when confronted by evil. Originally performed in 1956, additional songs added in 1974. Candide explores a world that is dominated by violence, greed, war, hatred and a series of catastrophic events seemingly unmitigated by goodness, truth, beauty or God. Running time: 2hrs 45mins


Fra Fee (Candide), Cassidy Janson (Paquette), Ben Lewis (Govenor/Vanderdendur), Scarlett Strallen (Cunegonde), David Thaxton (Maximilian), Carly Anderson, Jeremy Batt, Michael Cahill, Christopher Jacobsen, Frankie Jenna, Rachel Spurrell, Helen Walsh, Matt Wilman, Jackie Clune (Old Lady), James Dreyfus (Dr Pangloss)


Book by: Voltaire
Music(s): Leonard Bernstein, David Charles Abell (musical supervision), Jason Carr (orchestrations)
Adapted by: Hugh Wheeler
Lyrics(s): Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche
Producer: Menieer Chocolate Factory
Director: Matthew White
Design: Paul Farnsworth
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Choreographer: Adam Cooper
Costume: Paul Farnswoth
Sound: Gareth Owen
Musical Director: Seann Alderking
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Candide (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T361380527. Details of all Candide archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S108428800

Archive Listings

22 Nov 13
1 Mar 14
Menier Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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