Optimism! or Voltaire's Candide

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Voltaire’s masterpiece, adapted for the stage in rhymed couplets by playwright TJ Edwards, is an assault on society, religion, human nature, education, government and above all, optimism. Candide’s journey is here enacted by 9 actors playing over 70 roles in a headlong chase to discover just what it is that makes life worth living.

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Approximate Running Time
120 minutes

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