Carmen Jones Revival

Opened: April 15, 1991
Closing: unknown

Carmen Jones - 1991 - West End History , Info & More

Old Vic Theatre
The Cut, South Bank London

Based on novel by Prosper Merimee

Based on the opera by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy

"In a Southern town during World War II, Joe, an army corporal, is stationed near a parachute factory where Carmen Jones is employed. This reputed hussy soon manages to steal Joe away from his fiancée, and the army as well, and they run off to Chicago together. But the fickle Carmen loses interest in Joe when she meets and successfully woos Husky Miller, a prize fighter on his way to the top. Mad with jealousy, Joe waits for Carmen outside the stadium the night of Husky's big fight to make a last desperate plea for her love. When she denies him resolutely, he stabs her to death in a rage of passion to the eerie accompaniment of the crowd inside the stadium cheering Husky's victory."

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Send Them Along (and Win That War)
Can't Let You Go
Lift 'Em Up and Put 'Em Down
Honey Gal o' Mine
Good Luck, Mr. Flyin' Man
Dat's Love
I Tol' Your Maw She Was Crazy to Be Frettin'
You Talk Just Like My Maw
Murder! Murder!
Ya Ain't a Policeman
Carmen Jones Is Goin' to Jail
Dere's a Cafe on de Corner
Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Drum
Stan' Up and Fight
Whizzin' Away Along de Track
Thinkin' About You
Dis Flower
If You Would Only Come Away
Joe, It's Time for You to Go
De Cards Don't Lie
Dat Ol' Boy
Poncho de Panther from Brazil
Ballet Divertisement
My Joe
Your Maw's Goin' to Be Worried
Get Your Program for de Big Fight
Dat's Our Man
But All I Want to Do Is Love You
Carmen Jones has had 11 productions including Broadway which opened in 1943, Broadway which opened in 1943, Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1945, Broadway which opened in 1946, Broadway which opened in 1946, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1959, West End which opened in 1991, West End which opened in 2007 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.
Carmen Jones has been nominated for several awards. These include Best Director of a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Simon Callow, Best Supporting Performance in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Gregg Baker, and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Karen Parks. The show was also nominated for the American Express Award for Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards, as well as the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards.
Carmen Jones has won several awards, including the Best Director of a Musical at the Olivier Awards for Simon Callow. Additionally, Gregg Baker and Karen Parks received the Best Supporting Performance in a Musical award at the Olivier Awards. The show also won the American Express Award for Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards, and the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards.



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