by Leonard Bernstein and Hugh Wheeler

Presented by Opera del West
South End, BCA Plaza Theaters
August 24 and 25, 2018


In honor of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday on August 25th, Opera del West is presenting a fully staged performance of his comic operetta "Candide".  This is the story of a young man thrown into a world of catastrophies, love, and adventures. Famous songs and biting satire round out this work directed by Kristy Chambrelli with music direction by Eve Budnick.

Run time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, which includes one intermission.  For ages 14 and up.