Candide

Broadway
Musical
Comedy
In this musical adaptation of Voltaire's satirical novel, the naïve Candide is separated from his beloved Cunegonde and journeys around the world to find her, retaining his teacher Pangloss's belief that "this is the best of all possible worlds" in the face of ever-increasing catastrophes.
  • Music: Leonard Bernstein
  • Book: Lillian Hellman
  • Lyrics: Dorothy Parker, John Latouche, Richard Wilbur
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1974 Outstanding Book of a Musical Winner
1974 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1974 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1974 Outstanding Director Winner
1974 Outstanding Set Design Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1974 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1974 Outstanding Musical Winner
Theatre World
1974 Theatre World Award Winner
1974 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1974 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1974 Book of a Musical Winner
1974 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1974 Direction of a Musical Winner
1974 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1974 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1974 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1974 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1974 Special Award Winner