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All for the Best

City Opera’s revived production of Candide is a bleak, and hilarious, musical comedy—equal parts light opera and brutal savaging thereof.

Published on: February 24, 2017
Tara Isabella Burton writes about opera for the Village Voice, and about culture and religion for the Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, National Geographic, and more. She is finishing a DPhil in Theology as a Clarendon Scholar at Trinity College, Oxford.
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