This sizzling summer musical is not to be missed
Merging the celebrated 1875 George Bizet opera Carmen with the stunning Carmen Jones musical film, Carmen La Cubana is the eagerly anticipated stage hybrid bursting with energetic Afro-Cuban rhythms and electrifying fusion choreography. Through modern interpretations of rumba, mambo and cha-cha-cha, this gripping love story set in 1950s Cuba is told amongst intricate stage design channelling the heat and romance of Havana. Marvel at the 26-strong cast and 12-strong band as they import the summery haze of Latin America to UK shores in this anticipated premiere at London’s Sadler’s Wells.
1-18 August; sadlerswells.com