Carmen Tickets

Classic

London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

Important Information
Suggested age guidance 11+
Monday - -
Tuesday - 19:30
Wednesday - 19:30
Thursday - 19:30
Friday - 19:30
Saturday 14:00 19:30
Sunday - -
  • Running Time: approx 2 hr 45 min
  • Preview From: Wed, 29 January 2020
  • Booking Until: Thu, 27 February 2020

Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. 

One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.

Calixto Bieito’s production explores the complex relationships between the sexes at the tail-end of Franco’s regime in the 1970s.

Returning in the title role is sensational mezzo Justina Gringyte. Rising stars Sean Panikkar (José) and Nardus Williams (Micaëla) make their ENO debuts. Making a welcome return to the company is Ashley Riches as Escamillo.

The cast is rounded out by ENO Harewood Artists Samantha Price, Elgan Llyr Thomas, Matthew Durkan and Alex Otterburn.

ENO Mackerras Fellow Valentina Peleggi conducts.

Co-production with Den Norske Opera and Ballet.

‘The audience is palpably gripped by the action’

 The Stage

London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

View Seating Plan

Radio-wave system in the auditorium and induction loop at box office and all bars.

Guide dogs allowed into auditorium, alternatively staff are happy to dog sit in the manager's office.

10 spaces for wheelchair/scooter users in total: 2 at back of Dress circle, 4 in Stall boxes and 4 at back of Stalls (companions can sit beside the wheelchairs users). 10 wheelchair/scooter transfer spaces: 4 in Dress Circle and 6 in Balcony. Theatre also provides 2 wheelchairs for loan.

No steps to toilets off the foyer. More toilets at Dress Circle, Upper Circle (women's 10 steps up), Balcony and Basement.

Adapted toilets at Basement, Stalls, Dress Circle (no steps from lift) and Balcony levels.

Good leg room in stalls; B1-4, B33-36, C1 and C39 in the Stalls provide the best leg room.

No steps to Stalls bar and bars in rear Stalls corridor. Further bars at Balcony, Upper and Dress Circles can be accessed by main lift. Dutch Bar on basement level (reachable by lift) accessed by platform lift or down 3 steps. Drinks cannot be taken into the auditorium.

Telephones are 10 steps down from the foyer

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