Carmen: Hong Kong is a fun adaptation of the classic opera that does away with original ending ‘fetishising violence against women’

//Carmen: Hong Kong is a fun adaptation of the classic opera that does away with original ending ‘fetishising violence against women’

Carmen: Hong Kong is a fun adaptation of the classic opera that does away with original ending ‘fetishising violence against women’

Just imagine: a Carmen short on castanets, devoid of dashing bullfighters and fiery gypsies, set in a futuristic Hong Kong. Pardon the pun, but it’s no bull.Carmen: Hong Kong, an adaptation of Georges Bizet’s opéra comique by More Than Musical (MTM), turned Escamillo into a star jockey down at the Happy Valley races, Don José into a security guard at an upscale nightclub in the city’s Wan Chai district, and Carmen herself into a waitress with dodgy friends in the triad underworld.MTM’s mission…

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