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Carmen Disruption

The inside of playwright Simon Stephens brain must be one hell of a place. I blow hot and cold with his work, but it’s always interesting and  challenging. 213 more words


[Review] Pagés Breathes Life into Carmen

I, Carmen (Yo, Carmen)

María Pagés Compañía

17 October 2014

Esplanade Theatre

Run: 17-18 October 2014

To declare one’s identity, one may choose to stomp the ground and yell out who you are. 642 more words


A Night at the Symphony

This past Saturday night we attended the Charlotte Symphony’s performance of Chopin Piano Concerto No.2. It was the first time I’d been to the Charlotte Symphony (although during my junior high years I played in the youth symphony and performed in the Blumenthal twice during that time.) 188 more words

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Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre

Carmen Disruption had me at the bull.

Entering the once again reconfigured Almeida auditorium, those of us with seats in the stalls are directed through dingy backstage corridors, emerging onto a rubble-strewn stage. 998 more words


Consommé Bizet

Welcome back after the break. We’re back in France, most likely Paris. Today, Bizet is one of the most iconic of French composers, known most of all for his opera Carmen. 966 more words


Preview Thoughts - Carmen Disruption at the Almeida Theatre

On the announcement of the Spring season at the Almeida Theatre, I was thrilled to see the addition of the latest offering by playwright Simon Stephens (whose recent plays Birdland and Seawall I greatly enjoyed) and Saturday night saw me back at the Islington venue for the second preview of Carmen Disruption. 823 more words


Carmen at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy
Conductor: Tomáš Brauner
Stage director: Zdeněk Troška
Sets: Milan Ferenčík
Costumes: Josef Jelínek
Chorus master… 372 more words