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Washington City Paper: Virginia Opera’s Carmen, Reviewed

April 15, 2014

Louis C.K. has a bit in which he notes how incredible it is that women continue to go out with men, given that the number one threat to women, and chief cause of injury and mayhem to them is, well, men. The number one threat to men? Heart disease.

The Washington Post: Virginia Opera stages ‘Carmen’

April 14, 2014

By Charles T. Downey, Published: April 13

An opera company is unlikely to have a triumph, in the critical sense, by staging “Carmen,” but Georges Bizet’s story of passion and murder will fill a house. It worked for Virginia Opera, which staged the opera on Friday night at George Mason University Center for the Arts. With some talented singers and a handsome production, updated by director Tazewell Thompson to Franco-era Spain, it was bound to be a crowd-pleaser.

DC Metro Theater Arts: ‘Carmen’ at Virginia Opera at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

April 14, 2014