As previously announced, recent Jersey Boys star Daniel Reichard will star in the title role with Broadway and City Opera veteran Judith Blazer as The Old Lady. The duo will be joined onstage by The Producers' Richard Kind as Dr. Pangloss/Voltaire and Lauren Worsham and Lielle Berman, who will share the role of Cunegonde. The New York City Opera production of Candide will run April 8-20. Arthur Masella will direct the Harold Prince production with choreography by Patricia Birch. George Manahan will conduct the orchestra. The staging will also feature sets by Clarke Dunham, costumes by Judith Dolan, lighting by Ken Billington and sound by Abe Jacob.
New York City Opera performances take place at the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center (63rd Street and Columbus). For tickets visit www.nycopera.com or call (212) 721-6500.