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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Matthew White

Menier Chocolate Factory

51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
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Our Candide Review

It is directed by John Caird, with assistance from Trevor Nunn, and plays in the Olivier theatre for a long three and half hours. So has the National come up with yet another great musical production? I think not!

You can smell the theatrical authenticity on Waterloo Road which seperates The New Arch from it's very close neighbours, the Old Vic, and the RNT, but it's a bit of a treasure hunt to find it. The musical play, CANDIDE has had a controversial upbringing despite having Blitzein, Voltaire, Bernstein, Hellman, Sondheim and Hal Prince in it's genes. It will not be to everyone's taste, but only the... Read more

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