About Carmen La Cubana

Carmen La Cubana is a sizzling new musical featuring Bizet’s classic score flavoured with authentic Cuban styles.

Inspired by Oscar Hammerstein II’s Broadway hit Carmen Jones, Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) directs this UK premiere, with new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), mixing opera with salsa, mambo, rumba and cha-cha-cha and including musical favourites such as Habanera.

Featuring a large company of singers, dancers and musicians, Carmen La Cubana is a sultry take on one of the most famous operas ever created, set against the simmering turmoil of Revolution in Cuba, 1958.

Performance dates & times

  • 19:30
  • 19:30
  • 19:30
  • 19:30
  • 19:30
  • 14:30
  • 19:30
  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Important Information

Music: live band on stage (12 players)

Special effects: fire and gun shots.

Language: dialogue and songs in Spanish. Surtitles on screens around the auditorium.

Sadler's Wells

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is the theatre?

Rosebery Avenue London EC1R 4TN
  • Nearest Bus stop: Rosebery Avenue 19, 38, 341. Upper Street 4, 43, 56, 153. Pentonville Road 30, 205, 214, 394, 476
  • Parking: Bowling Green Lane (8mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: Rosebery Avenue N19, N38, N41, 341. Upper Street 43. Pentonville Road 205, 214, N73
  • Nearest Tube: Northern
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

  • Nearest Station: King's Cross St Pancras

Available facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible