‘Candide’ musical opens on Broadway 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 1 1956)

Video: 'Candide (original Broadway cast)'

(Saturday, December 1, 1956, 8:00 p.m. EST) — The Leonard Bernstein musical Candide, based on the story by Voltaire, opened tonight on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre — directed by Tyrone Guthrie and conducted by Samuel Krachmalnick.

Video: 'Candide by Leonard Bernstein & Hugh Wheeler 2004'

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