Author TwoWheeler, Hugh (adapted by)
Author ThreeCaird, John (new version by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night4/5/1999
Press Night4/13/1999
Closing Night1/25/2000
Performance Length3 hours, 15 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsOliviers for Outstanding Musical Production, Best Actor in a Musical (Simon Russell Beale)
Olivier nominations for Best Costume Designer (John Napier with Elise Napier), Best Theatre Choreographer (Peter Darling), Best Actor in a Musical (Daniel Evans), Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Denis Quilley)
Number of Performances101
Performer Roles
ROLE113300Beale; Simon Russell (12/01/1961-)Voltaire / Pangloss
ROLE113301Evans; DanielCandide
ROLE113302Kelly; AlexCunégonde
ROLE113309Burt; DavidCaptain / The Governor / Inquisitor
ROLE113312Gregory; Ceri AnnThe Minister's Wife / Woman of Venice / Courtesan / Understudy: Paquette
ROLE113313Arneil; DavidJames, the Anabaptist
ROLE113314Henders; RichardFrench Ambassador / Tzar Ivan / Corporal / Captain / Monkey
ROLE113318Jourdan; GabrielleCourtesan / Woman of Venice
ROLE113319Lavender; SamanthaCourtesan / Woman of Venice
ROLE113325Wildman; MichaelSailor / Adjutant / Agent / Viennese Ambassador
ROLE113328Day; SimonAgent / Maximilian
ROLE113331Klein; BeverleyThe Old Woman
ROLE113332Rowe; CliveCacambo / Drill Sergeant
ROLE113335Cadette; ClaudiaGirl / Courtesan / Woman of Venice
ROLE113339Umbers; MarkKing of Eldorado / Hermann Augustus / Understudy: The Minister
ROLE113341Millham; CharlesSheep / Stanislaus / Inquisitor
ROLE113343Terera; GilesSlave / Monkey / Understudy: Sultan Achmet
ROLE113344Hanson; AlexanderVanderdendur / Grand Inquisitor
ROLE113348Renihan; ElizabethWoman of Venice / Paquette / Girl
ROLE113353McDonald; LeighWoman of Venice / Courtesan
ROLE113354Sands; MyraWoman of Venice / Baroness / Courtesan / Sheep
ROLE113355Williams; JaxWoman of Venice / Courtesan / Queen of Eldorado
ROLE113356Arneil; DavidCharles Edward
ROLE113357Burt; RobertTheodore of Corsica / Agent / Don Issacar / Stroke
ROLE113359Omambala; ChuSultan Achmet / The Minister
ROLE113362Edis; SteveAssistant Conductor & Keyboard
ROLE113363Langdon; SophieLeader / Violin
ROLE113364O'Neill; CarolineViola
ROLE113365Bradshaw; MartinCello
ROLE113366Falvey; PollyBass
ROLE112717Panayi; AndyFlute / Clarinet
ROLE113367Woods; NickiOboe / Cor Anglais
ROLE113368Saunders; PaulClarinets
ROLE113369Ashby; DuncanClarinet / Bass Clarinet / Flute
ROLE113370Ahmad; RosinaBassoon
ROLE113371Bentley; DavidHorn
ROLE112576Gant; BenjaminTrumpet / Flugelhorn
ROLE113372Higginbotham; JohnTrombone
ROLE113045Ormrod; NicholasPercussion
ROLE128655Quilley; Denis (1928-2003)Martin / Baron
ROLE148070Dorrell; Mark WConductor
ROLE103556Ebsworth; WendySign-Language Interpreter
ROLE148202Davies; JanineCast
ROLE148203Okai; Omar FCast
Creative Roles
ROLE113277Bernstein; Leonard (1918-1990)Music / Additional Lyrics
ROLE108921Voltaire (1694 - 1778)Writer
ROLE113278Wheeler; HughAdaptor
ROLE113281Wilbur; RichardLyrics
ROLE113282Sondheim; Stephen (1930-)Additional Lyrics
ROLE113283Latouche; JohnAdditional Lyrics
ROLE113284Hellman; Lillian (1906-1984)Additional Lyrics
ROLE113285Parker; DorothyAdditional Lyrics
ROLE103889Caird; JohnDirector / New Version by
ROLE113289Napier; EliseAssistant Costume Designer
ROLE106246Pyant; PaulLighting Designer
ROLE110313Dorrell; Mark WMusic Director
ROLE113290Coughlin; BruceOrchestrations
ROLE106349Darling; PeterChoreographer
ROLE113292Page; LynneAssistant Choreographer
ROLE110073Ranson; MalcolmFight Director
ROLE108080Groothuis; PaulSound Designer
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE112523Wrentmore; StephenStaff Director
ROLE108134Gosney; AnnieProduction Manager
ROLE113293Jenkinson; SueAssistant to the Designer
ROLE112882Bain; AlanAssistant to the Designer
ROLE113294Norman; DerekAssistant to the Designer
ROLE113295Driscoll; JonAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE108353Waterman; CarolineCostume Supervisor
ROLE113296Hall; NikkiAssistant to the Costume Supervisor
ROLE106622Chave; DuncanKeyboard Programming
ROLE108351Rae; ColinMusic Copyist
ROLE110327Leeman; KevinMusic Management
ROLE110328Harriss; MadelineMusic Management
ROLE113297Kenton; JohnMusic Management
ROLE113298Preece; DaneRehearsal Pianist
ROLE113299Wildman; MichaelDance Captain
ROLE110257Ashmore; CatherineProduction Photographer
ROLE148177Nunn; Sir; Trevor (1940-)Assistant to Director
ROLE113499Napier; JohnSet Designer / Costume Designer
ROLE148178Edis; SteveAssociate Music Director
ROLE119017Caulfield; JohnStage Manager
ROLE117264Suffling; JaneDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE117259Fitt; WendyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE117260Kelly; GarthAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE117265Nelson; JeannetteAssistant Voice Coach
ROLE147723Richardson; TomDeputy Production Manager
ROLE124780Cummiskey; StephenProgramme Designer
ROLE147043DewyntersDesign of Poster and Programme Cover
RNT/PP/2/3/206Candide13 April 1999Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/4/1/668CandideDecember 1998 - September 2000Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/5/358Candide1999Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/220Candide13 April 1999Olivier Programmes
RNT/PR/3/514Candide1999Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/1/437bCandide1999Prompt Scripts
PC/1/32Candide1999Set Photographs
RNT/SM/2/4/130Candide2000Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PP/2/3/205Candide13 April 1999Olivier Posters
RNT/PO/3/1/116Candide1999Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/2/1/108Family days1999Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/CO/1/393Candide1999Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/3/334'Candide'c.1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/264'Candide' frst preview now Tuesday 6 April24 March 1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/303'Troilus and Cressida' and 'Candide': the first two productions from the new National Theatre Ensemblec. [February] 1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/4/33'Candide' in repertoire until 25 January 2000c. [January] 2000Press Releases 2000-2009
RNT/PR/2/3/335Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide' - in repertoire at the Olivierc.1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/3/9/2/112Candide1999Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/SO/2/1/68Candide27 April 1999Master Recordings
RNT/SO/2/2/68Candide27 April 1999Viewing Recordings
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