Carmen The Gypsy


When the outside world thinks you're scum, can you ever be free? Set in the contemporary British traveller community, this poetic drama features forbidden love, original Gypsy folk songs and cage fighting.
Carmen The Gypsy at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Festival:Grimeborn 2018
Starts: Wednesday 22 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 25 August 2018
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Live music (guitar, drum, violin, accordion), performed in English and Romani (no surtitles).

Synopsis


When the outside world thinks you're scum, can you ever be free?


Set in the contemporary British traveller community, this poetic drama features forbidden love, original Gypsy folk songs and cage fighting.


This is Carmen's story, and she wants to break free.


Free from a brutal husband and the shackles of tradition.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 22 August 2018

Closes:Saturday 25 August 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-00pm

Tickets


Standard:

Best £20


Standard £18


Value £15


Concessions:

26 and under / Student - 20% off


Over 65s - 20% off


Unemployment Benefits - 20% off


Disabled - 20% off, or free companion ticket (call 020 7503 1646)


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Creatives


Author: Dan Allum
Composer: Dan Allum
Director: Abigail Graham
Musical direction: Candida Calcott

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