Candide

London Transfer of Scottish Opera Production (1988)

Production Info

Previews: December 2, 1988 (3 prev.)
Opening December 6, 1988
Closing: January 7, 1989
Length of Run: 34 (See Trivia & History note for more detail)
Run Type: Limited

Location Info

Market: West End
Location: London, England

Credits Highlights

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Directors
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Choreography and Staging

Cast

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Voltaire / Pangloss / Cacambo / Martin
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Captain / Governor / Gambler
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Candide
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Cunegonde (alternates)
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Old Lady
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Maximilian
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Paquette
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The Baron / First Officer / Grand Inquisitor / First Jesuit / Slave Driver / Ragotski / Sailor
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Don Isaachar, the Jew / Father Bernard / The Anabaptist / Second Officer / Sailor
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Baroness

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture .... Orchestra
  • Life Is Happiness Indeed .... Voltaire, Company
  • The Best of All Possible Worlds (ii) .... Pangloss, Candide, Cunegonde, Maximilian, Paquette
  • Oh, Happy We .... Candide and Cunegonde
  • It Must Be So .... Candide
  • Battle Chorale .... Voltaire and Ccmpany
  • Candide's Lament (Cunegonde, is it true?) .... Candide
  • Dear Boy .... Pangloss
  • Auto-da-fé .... Company
  • It Must Be Me .... Candide
  • The Paris Waltz .... Orchestra
  • Glitter and Be Gay .... Cunegonde (with the Old Lady)
  • You Were Dead, You Know .... Candide and Cunegonde
  • I Am Easily Assimilated .... Old Lady, Candide, Cunegonde and Ensemble
  • To the New World [Quartet Finale] .... Candide, Cunegonde, Old Lady, Captain

Act Two

  • Entr'acte .... Orchestra
  • Opening .... Ensemble
  • My Love .... Governor, Cunegonde, Maximilian
  • We Are Women .... Cunegonde, Old Lady
  • Alleluia .... Ensemble
  • The Ballad of Eldorado .... Candide and Ensemble
  • Laughing Song .... Martin
  • Bon Voyage .... Vanderdendur and Chorus
  • Money, Money .... Ensemble
  • Pass It Along .... Old Lady, Ragotski, Maximilian, Gambler, Ensemble
  • Venice Gavotte .... Old Lady, Candide, Pangloss, Cunegonde
  • Nothing More Than This .... Candide
  • Universal Good (We have learned) .... Ensemble
  • Finale: Make Our Garden Grow .... Company

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Trivia & History

  • A transfer of the Scottish Opera production.
  • Several numbers that were in the Scottish Opera production were deleted here.
  • Played seven perfomances a week on a varying schedule.

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Production Info

Previews: December 2, 1988 (3 prev.)
Opening December 6, 1988
Closing: January 7, 1989
Length of Run: 34 (See Trivia & History note for more detail)
Run Type: Limited

Location Info

Market: West End
Location: London, England

Venues

Main Run

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