Carmen Disruption, at the Almeida Theatre, until May 23.

Simon Stephen’s Carmen Disruption is a long way from Merimee’s novel and Bizet’s opera, though there are characters with the same names, bits of Bizet and a bull. At the Almeida Theatre, until May 23.

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