Candide

Venue: 
Menier Chocolate Factory
Location: 
West End

From Westphalia to the far reaches of the New World, Candide’s journey of discovery is anything but dull. Through anguish, happiness, loss and love this is a adventure that seeks to prove ‘life is happiness indeed’. Features the classic songs ‘Glitter and Be Gay’ and ‘Make Our Garden Grow’.

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Director: 
Matthew White
Candide Schedule
Opening date: 
Saturday, 23 November, 2013
Closes: 
Saturday, 22 February, 2014
Address:
51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
Nearest tube:
London Bridge

Our Review

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