Carmen La Cubana

1 - 18 Aug 2018

Archived Show
Twitter Facebook More

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

UK PREMIERE 

Carmen La Cubana is a sizzling new musical featuring Bizet’s classic score flavoured with authentic Cuban styles.

Inspired by Oscar Hammerstein II’s Broadway hit Carmen Jones, Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) directs this UK premiere, with new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), mixing opera with salsa, mambo, rumba and cha-cha-cha and including musical favourites such as Habanera.

Featuring a large company of singers, dancers and musicians, Carmen La Cubana is a sultry take on one of the most famous operas ever created, set against the simmering turmoil of Revolution in Cuba, 1958.

★★★★★ "Irresistible. A truly moving piece of theatre"
SUNDAY EXPRESS
★★★★ "Fast-paced, high-energy"
THE INDEPENDENT
★★★★ "Joyous and raucous"
THE STAGE
★★★★ "Vigorous, sensual and punchy"
THE TIMES

5

“Worth a trip to Islington, I am absolutely convinced Bizet would approve” Sunday Express

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R