May 31-June 16, 2013
June 7-9 and 12 are sold out Limited tickets are still available for June 14-16
Cinnabar Theater adds a performance to sold out run of "Carmen"
After selling out many of the performances of its current production of Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen," Cinnabar Theater has announced an added performance set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 (sold out).
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Mary Chun, Music Director
Elly Lichenstein, Stage Director
One of the most popular and masterful operas of all time, Carmen examines issues of sex, violence and racism, as experienced by a red-blooded woman who will risk everything, including her own life, to live the life she chooses. Daring, shocking, gorgeous and ground-breaking, it reaches Cinnabar’s intimate stage of for the first time ever.
Single Tickets: $35 General
$32 Seniors 65 & Over;
$25 Age 22 & Under
"Cinnabar's production of 'Carmen' is sultry, passionate, fun and very well done thanks to its cast of talented singers and musicians." Read more>>>
Petaluma Argus Courier
"Cinnabar gets 'Carmen' right"
Rating (out of 5): ★★★★½
"As staged at Cinnabar, it's also one of the best shows, opera or otherwise, of 2013...With a strong central cast and a veritable army of ensemble players, the stage overflows with energy and action, sometimes quite literally, and Elly Lichenstein, whose work here represents some of her finest ever, packs every scene with eye-popping visuals and clever details." Read more>>>
~ David Templeton
Classical Sonoma Review - "Carmen"
"' Carmen' ...excellently performed and given an enthusiastic reception by the sell-out crowd at Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma...a very impressive production, and another well-deserved feather-in-the-cap for Cinnabar." Read more>>>
"Cinnabar, this year celebrating forty years of musical theater and opera history in Petaluma, has come up with a winner of a grand opera production." Read more>>>
Sandy and Richard Riccardi
"Carmen," the classic opera by Georges Bizet, is presented and performed in English
KSRO CenterStage: Radio hosts David Wesley Page and Michelle Marques interview Cinnabar Theater's Artistic Director Elly Lichenstein and Executive Director Terence Keane about this Sonoma County production of the classic opera "Carmen," presented in English with performances from May 31 to June 16, 2013 Listen here>>>
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