Candide : a comic operetta in two acts / music, Leonard Bernstein ; book, Hugh Wheeler ; lyrics, Richard Wilbur ; additional lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ... [and others] ; an Ellen M. Krass production and Thirteen/WNET ; directed for television and stage by Lonny Price.
Producers, Iris Merlis, Jay Good ; choreography, Casey Nicholaw ; book adaptation, Lonny Price.
Participant or Performer Note:
Paul Groves, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone, Sir Thomas Allen, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Janine LaManna; with supporting performers; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Juilliard undergraduate workshop; New York Philharmonic; Marin Alsop, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded live at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, for Great performances.
Leonard Bernstein's brilliant comic operetta is based on the classic Voltaire tale of an innocent young man's journey through a life filled with colorful characters and unexpected life lessons.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio; enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo..