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National Theatre Live

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

★★★★★ “A tremendous production!” – Broadway World

by William Shakespeare
directed by Simon Godwin

Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity… MORE INFO

Thursday, December 1

Met Opera Live in HD Holiday Encore

MOZART

The magic flute

The Met’s first-ever Live in HD transmission—the abridged, English-language version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute—returns to cinemas this holiday season. Tony Award–winner Julie Taymor conjures a spellbinding staging, replete with a kaleidoscope of color… MORE INFO

Saturday, December 3 10am

Charles Dickens’

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A GHOST STORY

adapted by Mark Gatiss
directed by Adam Penford

Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Dracula, Doctor Who) stars as Jacob Marley in his own ‘Irresistibly theatrical’ (★★★★★ The Telegraph) retelling of Dickens’ classic winter ghost story, A Christmas Carol, alongside Nicholas Farrell (Chariots of Fire, The Crown, The Iron Lady) as Scrooge. This powerful tale of life, love, loss and redemption is as relevant today as when it was first published 179 years ago… MORE INFO

Sun, Dec 4 1pm
Thu, Dec 8 7pm

Exhibition On Screen

CÉZANNE: PORTRAITS OF A LIFE

We are thrilled to be bring back one EXHIBITION On Screen’s most successful films, dedicated to the life and work of Paul Cézanne.

One cannot appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne… MORE INFO

Wednesday, December 7 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, January 10 1pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

KEVIN PUTS / LIBRETTO BY GREG PIERCE

THE HOURS

Soprano Renée Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and made a household name by the Oscar-winning 2002 film version… MORE INFO

Saturday, December 10 10am
Wednesday, December 14 1 & 7pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

GIORDANO

FEDORA

Umberto Giordano’s exhilarating drama returns to the Met repertory for the first time in 25 years. Packed with memorable melodies, showstopping arias, and explosive confrontations, Fedora requires a cast of thrilling voices to take flight, and the Met’s new production promises to deliver. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva, one of today’s most riveting artists, sings the title role of the 19th-century Russian princess who falls in love with her fiancé’s murderer… MORE INFO

Saturday, January 14 10am
Wednesday, January 18 1 & 7pm

Exhibition On Screen

MARY CASSATT: PAINTING THE MODERN WOMAN

Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, feminine and real, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art.

Presenting her astonishing prints, pastels and paintings, this film introduces us to the often-overlooked Impressionist whose own career was as full of contradiction as the women she painted… MORE INFO

Wednesday, March 8 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, March 21 1pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

WAGNER

LOHENGRIN

Wagner’s soaring masterpiece makes its triumphant return to the Met stage after 17 years. In a sequel to his revelatory production of Parsifal, director François Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that once again weds his striking visual style and keen dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium… MORE INFO

Saturday, March 18 9am
Wednesday, March 22 12 & 6pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

VERDI

FALSTAFF

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy. Maestro Daniele Rustioni takes the podium to oversee a brilliant ensemble cast… MORE INFO

Saturday, April 1 9:30am
Wednesday, April 5 1 & 7pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

STRAUSS

DER ROSENKAVALIER

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. Soprano Lise Davidsen is the aristocratic Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as her lover, Octavian, and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie, the beautiful younger woman… MORE INFO

Saturday, April 15 9am
Wednesday, April 19 12 & 6pm

Exhibition On Screen

VERMEER: THE GREATEST EXHIBITION

In the spring of 2023, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will open its doors to the largest Vermeer exhibition in history..

With loans from across the world, this major retrospective will bring together Vermeer’s most famous masterpieces including Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Geographer, The Milkmaid, The Little Street, Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid, and Woman Holding a BalanceMORE INFO

Wednesday, April 26 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, May 16 1pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

TERENCE BLANCHARD / LIBRETTO BY MICHAEL CRISTOFER

CHAMPION

Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after his Fire Shut Up in My Bones triumphantly premiered with the company to universal acclaim in 2021. Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portray… MORE INFO

Saturday, April 29 10am
Wednesday, May 3 1 & 7pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

MOZART

DON GIOVANNI

Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes a major Met debut with a new take on Mozart’s tragicomedy, re-setting the familiar tale of deceit and damnation in an abstract architectural landscape and shining a light into the dark corners of the story… MORE INFO

Saturday, May 20 10am
Wednesday, May 24 1 & 7pm

Exhibition On Screen

TOKYO STORIES

A thrilling encounter with one of the world’s great art capitals.

Based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford, Tokyo Stories spans 400 years of incredibly dynamic art – ranging from the delicate woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige, to Pop Art posters, contemporary photography, Manga, film, and brand-new artworks that were created on the streets… MORE INFO

Wednesday, May 31 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, June 13 1pm

Met Opera Live in HD 22-23 Season

MOZART

Die Zauberflöte

One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years—a daring vision by renowned English director Simon McBurney that The Wall Street Journal declared “the best production I’ve ever witnessed of Mozart’s opera.” Nathalie Stutzmann… MORE INFO

Saturday, June 3 10am
Wednesday, June 7 1 & 7pm