Candide

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In Japanese Swedish

 

Music by Leonard Bernstein

Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler
New version by John Caird

Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein

 

This adaptation of Candide is published by Music Theatre International (MTI) in New York. You can access the relevant pages on the MTI website by clicking here.

The Japanese production opened at Teikoku Gekijo (Imperial Theatre) on 1st June 2010, and was produced by TOHO with the following creative team and cast.

In the list below, Japanese names are written with family name first, given name second.

Creative Team

Director – John Caird
Design – John Napier & Yoon Bae
Costume Design – Handa Etsuko
Lighting – Nakagawa Ryuichi
Choreographer – Hirosaki Uran
Music Director – Yamaguchi Birri
Orchestrations – Bruce Coghlin
Sound – Honma Toshiya
Assistant Director – Suzuki Higashi

The Players

Voltaire– Ichimura Masachika

Candide – Inoue Yoshio
Cunégonde – Niizuma Seiko
Maximilian – Sakamoto Kenji
Paquette – Sudo Kana
Pangloss – Ichimura Masachika
Old Woman – Achiwa Satomi
Cacambo – Komada Hajime
Vanderdendur – Azaki Motomu
Martin – Murai Kunio

Ensemble Men
Abe Yoshitsugu
Ishii Masato
Itoh Toshihiro
Osawa Tsuneo
Mizuno Eiji
Nakai Tomohiko
Nojima Naoto
Fujita Mitsuyuki

Ensemble Women
Inoue Tamami
Aguri Kayo
Suzuki Chikako
Orii Motoko
Inada Mizuki
Satou Michiko