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Candide  

Jon Alan Conrad

Comic operetta in two acts by Leonard Bernstein to a libretto by Lillian Hellman after Voltaire, with lyrics by Richard Wilbur, John Latouche, Dorothy Parker, Hellman and Bernstein, orchestrated by Bernstein and Hershy Kay; Boston, 29 October 1956 (New York, Martin Beck Theatre, 1 December 1956...

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Jon Alan Conrad

Musical in two acts by Leonard Bernstein to a libretto by Arthur Laurents after William Shakespeare , from a conception by Jerome Robbins , with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; Washington, DC, National Theatre, 19 August 1957 (New York, Winter Garden, 26 September 1957).

The idea of telling the Romeo and Juliet story in terms specific to New York City and its tensions had been discussed since ...