Read more from AZ Redbook about Arizona Opera's opening night of Candide in Tucson! and Phoenix! Candide is Leonard Bernstein’s operetta/musical theater piece based on Voltaire's 18th century novella of the same name. This Tony award-wining Broadway smash is Arizona Opera's company premiere in celebration of Bernstein’s centennial.
"The work has found its niche in moving to the operatic stage – an ideal platform to highlight the complexities of its music.”- John Johnson, Board Chair of Arizona Opera