Michigan Opera Theater - Candide

Date: March 17, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm
Location:  Show map
The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield
6600 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: (248)661-1900

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Performed in English with English supertitles
In honor of his centenary, Michigan Opera Theatre presents Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide,” based on the classic Voltaire novella. The coming-of-age story follows one young man’s journey to find happiness throughout two continents worth of mishaps, tragedy and over-the-top disasters. The comic operetta will delight opera and musical theater fans alike!

Production Highlights:

  • Based on Voltaire's French satire.

  • Features performers from the Michigan Opera Theatre Studio resident artist program.
  • The fifth opera of MOT's annual community initiative bringing opera directly to Southeastern Michigan audiences through partnerships with community organizations.
  • Performed at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Macomb, (March 9) and The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, West Bloomfield (March 16-17).Candide tells the story of the young man who learns the truth about existence through a bizarre sequence of fantastic events that take him from Europe to the New World and back.

Based on Voltaire’s French satire.
• Features performers from the Michigan Opera Theatre Studio resident artist program.
• The fifth opera of MOT’s annual community initiative bringing opera directly to Southeastern Michigan audiences through partnerships with community organizations.
• Performed at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Macomb, (March 9) and The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, West Bloomfield (March 16-17).  Candide tells the story of the young man who learns the truth about existence through a bizarre sequence of fantastic events that take him from Europe to the New World and back.

Admission: $57



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