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Voltaire’s satirical tale of mindless optimism springs to life through a brilliant score from famed, West Side Story composer, Leonard Bernstein.
Filled with sparkling wit and humour, Candide is a unique fusion of opera and musical theatre, utterly irreverent, drawing inspiration from European operetta to Latin American dance rhythms.
Join us on an adventure as we follow our hero and his beloved, Cunégonde, through a world gone mad, inhabited by an endless array of vicious, greedy, lustful, and manipulative characters. Portraying this vibrant cast of characters is a versatile and talented Australian ensemble, led by the multi-talented music theatre Renaissance man, Eddie Perfect, and award-winning star of Hamilton, Lyndon Watts.
Prepare to witness St Kilda’s iconic Palais Theatre transformed into “The Best of All Possible Worlds” in this thrilling new production, directed by Dean Bryant and designed by Dann Barber, with lighting by Matt Scott. The symphonic magic of this brilliant score will be conjured by maestro Benjamin Northey with Orchestra Victoria.
PALAIS THEATRE IS A CASHLESS VENUE | YOUR TICKETS CAN BE COLLECTED AT THE BOX OFFICE 30 MINS PRIOR TO THE DOOR OPEN TIME FOR YOUR SCHEDULED SHOW OR PLEASE HAVE YOUR TICKETS READY FOR OUR STAFF TO SCAN UPON ENTRY | FULLY RESERVED SEATING, PLEASE NO STANDING IN LOUNGE ROW A-D | PALAIS THEATRE BARS ARE OPEN FROM DOORS WITH FOOD AND BEVERAGES INCLUDING SOFT DRINKS, SNACKS AND ICE CREAMS. BARS CLOSE NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE END OF THE SHOW.