Candide in Concert

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 7, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Wednesday / December 8, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Thursday / December 9, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Friday / December 10, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
United States
Discounted admission with Berklee ID

A grand and glorious satire of innocence and optimism featuring one of the most acclaimed musical scores of all time. Young Candide is expelled from home, tortured by the Inquisition, swindled out of a fortune, shipwrecked on a desert isle, and separated time and again from his true love, Cunegonde. Cunegonde, along with her classmates Maximililan and Paquette, also endures a barrage of misfortunes that cause them all to question: Is everything for the best in this best of all possible worlds? This production is presented in partnership with the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Music Division.

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