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July 2018
Candide: Robin Bailey
Cunegonde: Fflur Wyn
Voltaire/Pangloss: Ben McAteer
The Old Lady: Katherine Marriott

Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler
Lyrics by Richard Wilbury
New version by John Caird (1999 Royal National Theatre version)
With additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein
Performed by arrangement with
Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

Director/ Designer Richard Studer
Conductor Jonathan Lyness
Sung in English

“An enthusiastic, highly motivated cast ... tackled it with real gusto. Ben ... effortlessly dominated proceedings ... It’s a tribute to West Green House Opera ... that Candide’s many strengths were so effectively realised”
David Mellor, Mail Online