New Cape Cod Opera Company to Debut Next Month

WELLFLEET – A new opera company will debut on Cape Cod with two performances next month.

The Opera Theater of Cape Cod will premiere with “The Tragedy of Carmen on September 7 in Wellfleet and September 9 in Cotuit.

The performance is a modern spin on the renowned tale of seduction, obsession and tragedy. It explores the intense romance between Carmen, a powerful woman who has risen through the ranks of the criminal underworld, and Don Jose, a soldier who leaves his military post and hometown sweetheart to be with Carmen.

His passion for Carmen turns to violence when she falls for a handsome bullfighter.

The show contains adult themes and is recommended for mature audiences.

The Wellfleet performance is at Preservation Hall on September 7 at 7:30 p.m. The Cotuit show is at Cotuit Center for the Arts on September 9 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at or

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