1994 St. Louis Production

Opened May 21, 1994 at the Loretto-Hilton Theater, St. Louis MO
Closed June 25, 1994 after 10 performances

Production Credits | Cast | Musical Numbers | Synopsis


Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
Additional Lyrics by John Latouche, Dorothy Parker, Lillian Hellman, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler, after the novel by Voltaire

Production Credits

Produced by the Opera Theatre of St. Louis
Directed by Colin Graham
Choreographed by Victoria Morgan
Conductor: Stephen Lord
Orchestrations by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay
Additional orchestrations by John Mauceri
Sets by Emanuele Luzzati
Costumes by Robin VerHage-Abrams
Lighting by Christopher Akerlind
Chorus Master: Cary John Franklin
Repetiteur: Ben Malensek
Stage Manager: Kimberly S. Prescott

Note: This was the American premiere of the final revised version.


John Stephens - Voltaire / Dr. Pangloss / Martin / Cacambo
Kevin Anderson - Candide
Constance Hauman - Cunegonde
Steven Combs - Maximilian
Brad Cresswell - The Baron
Josepha Gayer - The Old Lady / The Baroness
Suzanne Balaes - Paquette

Musical Numbers


Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins