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Running time: 3 hours (Approx.)

Important Information

Please be aware this production includes depictions of violence (including violence against women and murder) and drug use.
Age Guidance: 12+
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
Sung in French with English titles

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Music Georges Bizet
Libretto Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
First performance Paris, 1875

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.

Cast and creative team

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19 – 30s & Full Time Students
All tickets £10 (subject to availability). Maximum of two tickets available per person per opera. Available on all performances (ON Under 30 Members, please contact our Box Office on 0115 989 5555 to book and request ‘Under 30’ U30 T&Cs).
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16-18 year olds attending unaccompanied
All tickets £10 (subject to availability). Maximum of two tickets available per person per opera. Available on all performances (please contact our Box Office on 0115 989 5555 to book).

Try It ON Members
Limited availability of £20 tickets for select seats. Maximum of two tickets available per person per opera. Available on all performances (Try It ON Members, please contact our Box Office on 0115 989 5555 to book and quote the promo code sent in your membership confirmation email Try it ON T&Cs).
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Audio Description Users
£25 tickets available for those using the audio description services on Friday performance (please contact our Box Office phone lines 0115 989 5555 to book).

Retired Over 60s
Save £2.50 per ticket. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances.

Under 18s (if accompanied by adult)
50% off all tickets. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances.

Registered Unwaged
50% off all tickets. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances.

Groups of 8+
Save £7.50 off tickets priced £60 and £52.50, for groups of 8 or more. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances. Please contact our Group Sales team to book.
Save £5 off tickets priced £47.50 and £36, for groups of 8 or more. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances. Please contact our Group Sales team to book.

School Groups
50% off seats in the Balcony for school groups of 10 or more, with on free teacher ticket for every 20 pupils booked. Please contact our Group Sales team to book. Available on Tuesday to Friday performances.

Concessions are not available on Saturday 7pm performance, or in the Balcony (unless otherwise stated).