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Title Leonard Bernstein's Candide [videorecording] : 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.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    K CAND CAN A62DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Note Comic operetta in 2 acts.
Program notes by Lonny Price ([4] p.) inserted in container.
Performer Paul Groves (Candide) ; Kristin Chenoweth (Cunegonde) ; Patti LuPone (the old lady) ; Sir Thomas Allen (Dr. Pangloss) ; Jeff Blumenkrantz (Maximillian) ; Janine LaManna (Paquette) ; with supporting performers ; Westminster Symphonic Choir ; Juilliard undergraduate workshop ; New York Philharmonic ; Marin Alsop, conductor.
Credits Executive producers, Ellen M. Krass, Mort Swinsky ; choreography, Casey Nicholaw ; book adaptation, Lonny Price ; executive producer for Great Performances, Jac Venza.
Event Recorded live in concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, for Great performances.
Summary Based on Voltaire's tale of an innocent young man's journey through a life filled with colorful characters and unexpected life lessons.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Contents Musical selections: Overture -- Life is happiness indeed -- The best of all possible worlds -- Oh, happy we -- It must be so -- Westphalia Chorale -- Dear boy -- Auto-da-fé -- This world -- Paris waltz scene -- Glitter and be gay -- You were dead, you know -- I am easily assimilated -- Quartet finale -- Entr'acte -- My love -- We are women -- Alleluia -- Quiet -- Sheep's song -- Ballad of Eldorado -- Bon voyage -- What's the use? -- You were dead, you know : reprise -- Make our garden grow : finale.
Subject Operas.
Optimism -- Drama.
Conduct of life -- Drama.
Enlightenment -- 18th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Televised operas.
Concert television programs.
Added Author Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987. Librettist.
Wilbur, Richard, 1921- Lyricist.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist.
Krass, Ellen M. Producer.
Swinsky, Mort.
Merlis, Iris. Producer.
Good, Jay. Producer.
Price, Lonny. Director.
Groves, Paul (Tenor) Performer.
Chenoweth, Kristin. Performer.
LuPone, Patti. Performer.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- Performer.
Blumenkrantz, Jeff. Performer.
LaManna, Janine. Performer.
Alsop, Marin. Conductor.
Venza, Jac.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Candide.
Westminster Symphonic Choir. Performer.
Juilliard School. Performer.
New York Philharmonic. Performer.
Ellen M. Krass Productions.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Candide
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Standard No. 014381276220
Music No. ID2762EMDVD Image Entertainment

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