Due to a tight race, the premiere of "Carmen" at the Atlanta Opera is going to be serving up both of the cocktail choices during the show's run at Cobb Energy. So, if you plan to attend to story of Don Jose, you'll be able to choose between a dirty martini and a champagne cocktail. Enjoy.
Now that we've accomplished the task of picking a president, we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief and move on to another pressing question ... Champagne Cocktail or Dirty Martini?
While the political campaigns raged away this Fall, the Atlanta Opera was holding an election of its own, and this one didn't cause any cute little girls to cry. For its upcoming production of Carmen, November 10-18, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, the Opera wanted a special concoction that would reflect all the passion and drama on stage. The organization asked fans to vote for the drink they most wanted, and the results are in.
The Story: Carmen is set in 19th century Seville, and it tells the story of good soldier Don Josť who falls for the fiery gypsy Carmen.