1991 West End Premiere

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1991 West End Premiere

By Oscar Hammerstein II | Based on Meilhac and Halevy’s adaptation of Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen | Music by Georges Bizet

In 1991, Hammerstein’s Carmen Jones was revived on the West End at The Old Vic. Directed by Simon Callow, the show ran for a full season and earned six Olivier Award nominations, winning Best New Musical and Best Actress in a Musical for Wilhelmenia Fernandez. The production later toured Europe and Japan.