Spain, 1938. Amidst the fury of Spain's Civil War, cabaret artistes Carmela and Paulino must perform their vaudeville routine for an audience of Francco's troops and their International Brigade prisoners knowing tomorrow one half of their audience will be dead...Yet this deadly and extraordinary show must go on...A tour de force of dark hilarity, Ay Carmela!
is one of the Spanish-speaking world's most spectacular successes of recent years. Translated into five languages and produced in over a dozen countries, in 1990 it became a film directed by Carlos Saura.Author Jose Sanchis Sinisterra. Producer York Theatre Royal. Producer Ensemble. Director Steve Trafford.