Poster for Candide.

“Let us try, before we die, to make some sense of life.”

Candide is an innocent young man who lives in a beautiful castle and believes he is living in the best world possible and that whatever happens is for the best.  When he is banished and forced to travel through the world, he discovers that he may have been mistaken.  Based on the novel by Voltaire and with music by Leonard Bernstein, Candide is loaded with political and social satire and with music that that is effervescent and joyous.

November 1, 2, and 3 at 7:30 p.m.; November 4 at 2 p.m.

Fisher Theater – Ames

Adults $19, seniors $17, students $12. Single tickets go on sale September 4 and are available through the Stephens Box Office in Ames or any TicketMaster.

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Graphics by Mary Bendgen and Nancy Thompson

Production photos and headshots by Nancy Thompson

Poster by Mary Bendgen

Read about it in Inside Iowa State!


Creative Team