ENO’s Candide: Behind the Scenes [Part 1]

June 16, 2008

ENO Interactive welcomes you to the first instalment of ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ – our freshly made sneak peek at ENO’s final production of our 2007/08 season – Candide by Leonard Bernstein. Director Robert Carsen’s award-winning new ENO co-production, the sensation of both La Scala, Milan and the Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, features a company and orchestra of over 100, ingenious sets and colourful costumes.  Toby Spence, Anna Christy, Marnie Breckenridge, Alex Jennings and Beverley Klein lead the outstanding cast in this summers unmissable London musical. 
 
Based on Voltaires satirical masterpiece, Candide follows the journey of a young man who is determined to follow his tutors philosophy of absolute optimism all is for the best in this best of all possible worlds.  However, his beliefs are severely challenged when he leaves the sheltered environment of his home to embark on an epic journey across 1950s America…

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The Pursuit of Happiness is presented by Marnie Breckenridge who plays Cunegonde for the final 9 performances of ENO’s production of Candide.

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