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Love, Lust and Murder: Live Tweeting Carmen

What happens when you gather twenty, social-savvy opera lovers for the final dress rehearsal of Bizet’s Carmen? They tweet about it! This past Wednesday, the War Memorial Opera House was filled with excitement for Calixto Bieito’s raw take on Carmen. The tweets ranged from a twenty-first century perspective of the characters and plot, to thrilling reviews of the production and performers.

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Although the dress rehearsal took place during one the most celebrated holidays of the year, National Wine Day, the hashtag #CarmenSF still managed to trend in San Francisco:

Thank you to all our wonderful tweeters: @phibetakitten, @jazzpastord, @Aspasia_1 @eglasrud, @directordanic @wysgal, @ikeatkinson, @smartyboots, @hhc82, @rachelherron, @jsundram, @galaxykate, @wulieju, @voxsyn, @michael_mayday, @jeffreybeane, @ajlars, @tabrischen, @thatlawyercat, and @mizelectra.

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