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For the safety of all our audiences and staff, as a condition of entry we require you to wear a face mask whilst you are in the Theatre Royal (exemptions apply).

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Wed 3 & Fri 5 Nov 2021 & Fri 25 Mar 2022
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Tickets from: £20.00. Friends discount 10%. Under 30s £10.00. Under 18s 50% off, excluding Gallery, when accompanied by a full paying adult – up to 4 per adult.
Evenings: 7pm
Running time: Approx 3 hours (including interval)
Audio Described perf, with touch tour: Fri 5 Nov 
Sung in French with English titles

Please be aware this production includes depictions of violence (including violence against women and murder) and drug use.



New production

This scorching new production of one of the most popular operas ever written will take you deep down into a world where desire and hot-blooded passion reign supreme…
Carmen is a strong woman doing what she can to survive in a poor frontier town, manipulating and seducing the men who try to control her. But when one man’s obsession turns to wild jealousy, the consequences are shocking.

Bizet’s flamenco-infused music overflows with emotion  and unforgettable melodies including the ‘Habanera’ and Toreador Song. Penned 150 years ago, the themes of femininity, desire, violence and toxic masculinity resonate now more than ever. Edward Dick returns to direct following his five-star Tosca that thrilled audiences in 2018.

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