The regional premiere of Tony Award and MacArther "Genius" Grant-winner, Mary Zimmerman's breathtaking new adaptation of Voltaire's CANDIDE.
An optimist's journey through the best of all possible worlds featuring the celebrated music and orchestrations of Leonard Bernstein with contributions from the greatest lyricists of the 20th century––from Stephen Sondheim to Dorothy Parker.
Thursday, Feb 21; Friday, Feb 22; Saturday, Feb 23 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, Feb 24 at 3:00 pm
Kimball Recital Hall
Tickets: Adults $20, student/senior $10. Available thru the Lied Center box office, 402/472-4747 or 1-800/432-3231.
§ OPERA PRE-TALK
A pre-performance talk will be presented by
Alisa Belflower, director of Candide in the
Lower Level of Kimball Recital Hall, 45 minutes
before each performance.
Newly adapted from Voltaire by Mary Zimmerman. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book originally adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler. Lyrics by Richard Wilbur. Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, and Leonard Bernstein. Contains some mature content. Directed by Alisa Belflower. Conducted by Tyler Goodrich White. Tickets: $20/General Admission; $10/Students, Seniors. Call 402-472-4747 for tickets. UNL School of Music & Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film