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THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2018/19 SEASON PASS TO ALL 10 LIVE PERFORMANCES

| 2018-19 | |

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MET OPERA LIVE — SEASON PASSES ON SALE NOW! The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met’s grand production of Verdi’s Aida, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko. The company…

WIDOWS

| 2018 | 2 hrs 10 mins. | | , , ,
A Film by Steve McQueen

Tuesday December 11, 2018, 4:00 PM

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A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows — Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle — have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses’ criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, Veronica joins forces with the…

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

| 2018 | 2 hrs 13 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Bryan Singer

Tuesday December 11, 2018, 7:00 PM
Friday December 14, 2018 7:00 PM
Saturday December 15, 2018, 6:30 PM
Monday December 17, 2018, 7:00 PM

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Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach…

FREE SOLO

| 2018 | 97 mins. | | , , ,

Wednesday December 12, 2018, 4:00 PM
Saturday December 15, 2018 5:00 PM

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From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock…

BURNING

| 2018 | 2 hrs 28 mins. | | ,
A Film by Lee Chang-dong

Wednesday December 12, 2018, 7:30 PM
Thursday December 13, 2018 7:30 PM
Sunday December 16, 2018, 7:30 PM
Wednesday December 19, 2018, 7:30 PM

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BURNING tells the story of three individuals and a mysterious incident they experience. Jongsu bumps into an old friend, Haemi, on a part-time delivery job. Haemi asks Jongsu to take care of her cat while she leaves on a trip to Africa. When she returns, Haemi introduces Jongsu to Ben, a man…

MARIA BY CALLAS

| 2018 | 1 hr 53 mins. | |

Thursday December 13, 2018, 4:00 PM
Friday December 14, 2018 4:00 PM
Thursday December 20, 2018, 4:00 PM

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Tom Volf’s MARIA BY CALLAS is the first film to tell the life story of the legendary Greek/American opera singer completely in her own words. Told through performances, TV interviews, home movies, family photographs, private letters and unpublished memoirs-nearly all of which have never been shown to the public-the film reveals the…

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

, | 2018 | 2 hrs 14 mins. | | , , ,

Friday December 14, 2018, 4:00 PM
Sunday December 16, 2018 6:30 PM
Tuesday December 18, 2018, 7:00 PM

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The second installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander. At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of…

GREEN BOOK

| 2018 | 2 hrs 10 mins. | | ,
Directed by Peter Farrelly

Friday December 14, 2018, 7:30 PM
Saturday December 15, 2018 7:30 PM
Sunday December 16, 2018, 4:00 PM
Wednesday December 19, 2018, 4:00 PM
Thursday December 20, 2018, 7:30 PM

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Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) is a world-class African-American pianist who’s about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two…

MET OPERA LIVE: LA TRAVIATA

| 1853 | 3 hrs. 32 min. | |

Saturday December 15, 2018, 12:55 PM (Film Center)
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Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting thatchanges with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont.

THE GRINCH

| 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins. | | , ,

Saturday December 15, 2018, 4:00 PM
Sunday December 16, 2018 4:00 PM

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The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realizes there is…

MARY POPPINS RETURNS

| 2018 | 2 hrs 11 mins. | | , , ,

Thursday December 20, 2018, 7:00 PM

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Set in 1930s London, which is the time period of the original novels by P. L. Travers, the story follows Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer), who are now grown up. Michael is living with his three children and housekeeper Ellen, in the house on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael…

THE FAVOURITE

, , | 2018 | 2 hrs. | | ,
A film by Yorgos Lanthimos

In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant,…

SHOPLIFTERS

| 2018 | 2 hrs. | | ,
A film by Kore-Eda Hirokazu.

Somewhere in Tokyo, Osamu Shibata and his wife Nobuyo live in poverty. While Osamu receives occasional employment and Nobuyo has a low-paying job, the family relies in large part on the grandmother’s pension. As he is shoplifting for groceries with his son, Shota, they discover Yuri, a homeless girl. Osamu takes her…

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

| 2018 | 140 mins. | | , ,

Sunday December 23, 2018, 12:55 PM
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On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. The timeless holiday classic returns to the Bolshoi stage…

THE MET Encore: THE MAGIC FLUTE (die zauberflöte)

| 2018 | 120 minutes | |
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Friday December 28, 2018, 1:00pm
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The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. Separately, then together, Tamino and Pamina undergo severe trials of initiation, which end in triumph, with the Queen and her cohorts vanquished.  Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s…

MET OPERA LIVE: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR

| 1902 | 3 hrs. 25 min. | |

Saturday January 12, 2019, 12:55pm (Film Center)
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For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a…