Using the score from Bizet’s opera 'Carmen,' this adaptation by Oscar Hammerstein II resets the story with an all African-American cast. CSC's presents the first major New York revival since its Broadway debut. More…
As the Second World War rages, parachute maker Carmen Jones wages her own quarrel involving an airman and a boxer. Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose ('Caroline, or Change'; 'A Raisin in the Sun') will play the title role in this production directed by CSC Artistic Director John Doyle ('The Color Purple') and choreographed by Bill T. Jones ('Fela!').
See it if you love classic melodies
Don't see it if If you are annoyed by black people taw kin' like white people thought they talked in 1950
See it if You love hearing dynamic operatic voices. The entire cast is amazing. This is a delightful production not to be missed and the orchestration
Don't see it if You don't like Opera and a bit of a surprise ending if you don't already know the story.
See it if You're ready to re-discover Anika Noni Rose's talents on-stage - it has been far too long and the experience is richly rewarding.
Don't see it if you would be uninterested in an operetta - this pacy 90-minute show is a terrific interpretation of Bizet's Carmen.
See it if If you like beautiful music and great singing. The show was well directed and staged. Great intimate space.
Don't see it if If you don't like beautiful music stay away.
See it if You adore singing and masterful theater in the round. No weak links in this cast! Simply sublime.
Don't see it if Opera isnt your thing or you cant get past the southern dialect.
See it if Love great operatic singing and soaring sopranos and tenors Love Anika Noni Rose Love a talented ensemble cast Love an intimate setting
Don't see it if Don’t like opera Don’t want chills and goosebumps from the power of stellar voices
See it if Literate script with GREAT music, brilliantly performed....minimal staging at its best
Don't see it if if you don't like musical theater
See it if Phenomenal singing! The score was excellent and the cast extremely talented. One of the best shows of 2018!
Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to see it if it is brought back next year.
See it if you like great music, great voices, great acting, a great story.
Don't see it if you get bored with an operatic story line. But still you will enjoy this classic. And the music is great. You'll know so many of the numbers
See it if you love to hear great voices sing. If you're familiar with the original opera, show, or movie musical. If you like revivals of classics.
Don't see it if you don't like theatre in the round or small venues. If you don't like musicals that don't have original scores.
See it if you have never seen Anika Noni Rose on stage - she's a marvel. It's the 1st revival of this show in 75 years and it is wondrous.
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason, really. If you don't like old musicals? Honestly, it's spectacular.
See it if you love operettas with amazing singing. Also if you like intense emotional stories about relationships performed by a small, talented group
Don't see it if you don't enjoy legit singing or are triggered by domestic abuse
See it if You enjoy the intense melodrama of opera transposed to a WWII ammunition factory with an astoundingly great cast starring Anika Noni Rose!
Don't see it if You don't like operatic singing, you aren't interested in a WWII era retelling of CARMEN, and you need a lot of scenery to enjoy a show.
See it if you like a modernized retelling of the opera Carmen with new lyrics. You want to see an incredible cast and like theater in the round.
Don't see it if just see it!
See it if you love excellent singing, with the added benefit of an intimate setting. The performers are wonderful, especially Clifton Duncan.
Don't see it if you don’t get to see a lot of theater & therefore need to be selective. It’s simply not great material, surprising bc Carmen is awesome.
See it if You like period musicals in an intimate theater. The all black cast is extremely talented in this sultry tale.
Don't see it if If you hate musicals.
See it if This was one of the place musicals that I have ever witness. Every seat is great view because the theater is so small. Please see it.
Don't see it if There is no reason why you should not see this show before the last performance on August 19, 2018.
See it if You have a good imagination and are ok with simple sets. If you love quality singing.
Don't see it if If you don’t like long songs, if you’re triggered by physical violence, sharp movements by men or fighting.