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Candide with Orchestra

  • Cahn Auditorium 600 Emerson Street Evanston, IL, 60201 United States (map)

June 3-11, 2017

Cahn Auditorium, Evanston

“The best of all possible worlds!”

Take Voltaire’s timeless satire on the follies and foibles of the human race, add a score by Leonard Bernstein of West Side Story and Wonderful Town, and you get Candide — a madcap circus of a show. Indulge in Glitter and Be GayMake Our Garden Grow, the famous Candide overture and other musical gems.
Ages 12 and older
With 23-piece orchestra
Nora Williams, principal viola

The Royal National Theatre Version
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler
In a new version by John Caird
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
With additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8 pm
Sunday, June 4 at 2 pm
Wednesday, June 7 at 2 pm
Friday, June 9 at 8 pm
Saturday, June 10 at 8 pm
Sunday, June 11 at 2 pm

Tickets start at $34
Age 25 and younger 1/2 price (suitable for 12 and older)

Or call (847) 920-5360

Earlier Event: May 21
Highland Park Strings Performance
Later Event: June 9
Student Performance