Reminder: ‘Carmen’ comes to the Keith-Albee Feb. 20


Carmen_02-20-14The operatic tour-de-force, Bizet’s Carmen, will be on stage at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. A pre-show opera chat featuring music professor Dr. Larry Stickler and Teatro Lirico D’Europa’s Artistic Director, Giorgio Lalov will begin at 6 p.m.

The opera, performed with a full orchestra, unfolds the story of Carmen, the heroine of Bizet’s opera, who  is a gypsy woman and an unpredictable femme fatale who draws two disparate men, Escamillo and Don José, to her flame.

Bizet’s Carmen is sponsored by Community Trust Bank, KEE 100, WVHU, WSAZ, The Herald-Dispatch, Marshall University and the Marshall Artists Series. For additional information or for tickets, contact the Artists Series box office at ext. 6-6656, or visit their box office located in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse.  Box office hours are Monday through Friday  from noon to 5 p.m.