Venue Details

143 Star Starred
Goodman Theatre - The Albert
Between W Lake and W Randolph 170 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60601
312-443-3800
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Corner Bakery around the corner on Randolph for a quick inexpensive meal before the show.
Smokefall dining Oct 17 2014 star this tip starred
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We took metra from suburbs. Walked up Adams to Elephant and Castle for dinner. Short walk to theater from there. $5cab ride back to train after show.
Smokefall travel Oct 06 2014 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

21 ratings
4.8 average rating
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1 review
5 stars
attended Oct 20 2010

It was a lovely show. Beautiful costumes, ingenious props and a staging, and wonderful acting. We had a fun night out.

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10 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 30 2010

Fabulous production at all levels -- great talent, wonderfully creative staging, Leonard Berstein -- need I say more? Only detraction involved clueless patrons who kept flipping on hand-held light-emitting devices during the show. This extremely...continued

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 24 2010

Great music with very witty lyrics. Excellent performances, but beware it is 3 hours long. The story line is episodic and can become tiresomely repetitive in feeling, but it is worth struggling through because it is worth it in the end.

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Website

http://www.goodmantheatre.org/season/Production.aspx?prod=108

Quotes & Highlights

Watch a video "interview ":http://www.explorethegoodman.org/#Candidewith _Candide _director Mary Zimmerman.

Description

Tony Award- and MacArthur “Genius” Grant-winning director Mary Zimmerman’s breathtaking new production of Candide is the theatrical event of the season.

Featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein with contributions from the greatest lyricists of the 20th century — from Stephen Sondheim to Dorothy Parker — this outrageous musical satire tells the story of the naïve Candide, who is banished for romancing the Baron’s daughter only to be plagued by a series of absurd hardships that challenge his optimistic outlook of life and love. Candide will leave you enchanted.

About the Ticket Supplier: Goodman Theatre

Every season, the Goodman presents the work of an extraordinary group of artists. The theater is home to the Goodman Artistic Collective, a vibrant and diverse group of this country's most exciting directors, actors and writers; it's a laboratory that's nurtured the work of some of the most influential writers of our age; and it's the artistic home to many of this country's finest actors, directors and designers.