Harold Prince Staging of Candide Will Resurface at NY City Opera in 2008

News   Harold Prince Staging of Candide Will Resurface at NY City Opera in 2008 The Harold Prince production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide will return to the New York City Opera repertoire on April 8, 2008, replacing the previously announced Ragtime.

The NYCO staging spawned a cast album and was also seen on PBS. Candide has a book by Hugh Wheeler, adapted from Voltaire, and lyrics by Richard Wilbur, with additional lyrics by Leonard Bernstein, John Latouche and Stephen Sondheim. With original direction by Harold Prince and choreography by Patricia Birch, Candide was last seen at City Opera in 2005.

Sets are by Clarke Dunham, costumes by Judith Dolan, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Abe Jacob.

Candide will run for a limited number of 14 performances through April 20, 2008.

The cast will be announced at a later date.

Refunds or exchanges will be available to patrons who have Ragtime as part of their subscription. Single tickets for the City Opera 2007-2008 season go on sale Aug. 6. For questions regarding subscriptions please call (212) 496-0600.