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Overview


Synopsis

The Spanish gypsy Carmen lives only for sensuality and manages to seduce the naïve sergeant Don José with her wiles. His love for Carmen leads him to attack his superior officer, desert his military duties and abandon his childhood sweetheart. He then joins Carmen and her band of smugglers. Unfortunately, Carmen soon grows bored of Don José. When Carmen leaves him for the glamorous toreador Escamillo, Don José kills Carmen in a jealous rage.


Characters

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano

Male

Lead

Tenor

Female

Supporting

Soprano



Show Information

Music:
Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
4 Acts
First Produced:
1875
Genres
Drama, Romance
Time & Place
around 1820
Cast Size
medium
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, late teen, mature adult characters
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