Carmen Jones

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Anika Noni Rose is returning to the stage for a musical theater performance. The Tony-award winning actress will be starring in the off-Broadway production of Carmen Jones. This will be her first musical performance since winning a Tony-award for her 2004 performance of Caroline or Change by Tony Kushner according to Deadline. John Doyle of the Classic Stage Company will be the artistic […]

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Based on the 1943 Broadway musical, Carmen Jones is an updated version of the George Bizet opera “Carmen” in an African-American setting.  When director Otto Preminger decided to adapt it for the big screen, his goal was to make a dramatic film with music rather than a conventional film musical.  Realizing that movies with an […]