Candide
2003 United Kingdom Touring Production

Tour began on May 28, 2003 at the Richmond Theatre, Richmond UK
Closed on July 18, 2003 at the Buxton Opera House, Buxton UK after 15 performances
Tour included performances in Bromley, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Brighton and Poole

Production Credits | Cast | Musical Numbers | Synopsis

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Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler in a new version by John Caird
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
Additional Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman,
Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein

Production Credits

Produced by The Opera Group
Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited on behalf of Music Theatre International, NYC
Directed by John Fulljames
Designer: Alex Lowde
Lighting: Jon Buswell
Musical Director: Patrick Bailey
Orchestrations: Bruce Coughlin
Choreographer: Maxine Braham
Assistant Musical Director: William Carslake
Assistant Director: Harry Fehr
Project Manager: Martin Denny

Based on the 1999 Royal National Theatre production

Cast

Simon Butteriss - Voltaire / Dr. Pangloss / Vanderdendur
Daniel Hoadley - Candide
Donna Bateman - Cunegonde
Jill Pert - Old Woman
Giles Davies - Maximilian / James the Anabaptist
Charlotte Page - Paquette
Paul Featherstone - Governor / Martin
Devon Harrison - Cacambo
Ensemble: Andy McWilliams, Louisa Parry, Michael Robinson, Saffron van Zwanenberg

Musical Numbers

Same as the 1999 Royal National Theatre production

Synopsis

Same as the 1999 Royal National Theatre production

Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins