Coming Attractions

WiFF 2019: ATLANTICS

, , | 2019 | 1 hr 44 mins | | , , ,
A Film by Mati Diop

Sunday October 27, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Marginalized young lovers in Senegal desperately seek a better life by any means necessary, in this highly anticipated, Cannes Grand Prix–winning feature debut from Mati Diop. In Senegal’s bustling capital, Dakar, two young lovers sneak private moments with the urgency of youthful desire. Their gravitational pull towards each other is also based…

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL – Encore Presentation!

| 2019 | 115 mins | | ,
A Stanley Nelson Film

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Miles Davis: horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. The central theme of Miles Davis’s life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own…

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – HANSARD

| 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins | |
Written by Simon Woods

Thursday November 07, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin…

MET OPERA LIVE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY

| 2019 | 3 hrs and 12 mins. | |

Saturday November 09, 2019, 12:55 PM
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Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot adds a new role to his Met repertory as Sharpless, a role that he has previously sung…

FROZEN – An Interactive Movie Experience – FREE EVENT

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Sunday November 10, 2019, 1:00 PM
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AN INTERACTIVE MOVIE EXPERIENCE! FREE EVENT! BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE MV FILM SOCIETY, THE NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION AND THE MV LIBRARY ASSOCIATION INTERACTIVE MOVIE SCRIPT & GOODIE BAG INCLUDED! COSTUMES WELCOME! Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, “Frozen” is the coolest comedy-adventure ever to hit the big screen. When…

GREAT ART ON SCREEN: GAUGUIN IN TAHITI: PARADISE LOST

| 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday November 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
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GAUGUIN IN TAHITI: PARADISE LOST traces the legendary life story of Paul Gauguin who left France for Tahiti, feverishly in search of deep immersions into lush nature, for feelings, visions and colors, ever purer and brighter. Audiences join this journey from Tahiti to American museums including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art,…

MET OPERA LIVE: AKHNATEN

| 2019 | 3 hrs and 31 mins. | |

Saturday November 23, 2019, 12:55 PM
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Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic…

GREAT ART ON SCREEN: THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS

| 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday December 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
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THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS celebrates the 200th anniversary of the storied Prado Museum — one of the most-visited museums in the world. Hosted by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, this cinematic journey offers viewers a spell-binding experience, telling the story of Spain and beyond, through the works of Vélazquez,…

THE MET Encore: Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE

, | 2019 | 120 minutes | | ,
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Saturday December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM
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The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), 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 production of Mozart’s…

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

| 2019 | 140 mins. | | , , ,

Sunday December 22, 2019, 1:00 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…

MET OPERA LIVE: WOZZECK

| 2019 | 1 hr and 32 mins. | |

Saturday January 11, 2020, 12:55 PM
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After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei making his…

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – ALL MY SONS

| 2019 | 165 minutes | | ,

Thursday January 16, 2020, 7:30 PM
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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller directed by Jeremy Herrin Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. America, 1947. Despite hard choices…

MET OPERA LIVE: The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS

| 2019 | 3 hrs 15 mins | |

Saturday February 01, 2020, 12:55 PM
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One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved…

MET OPERA LIVE: AGRIPPINA

| 2019 | 3 hrs 45 mins | |

Saturday February 29, 2020, 12:55 PM
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Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly…

MET OPERA LIVE: DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

| 2019 | 2 hrs 19 mins | |

Saturday March 14, 2020, 12:55 PM
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The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. Valery Gergiev conducts a new production by François Girard, whose visionary 2013 take on Parsifal set the recent Met…

MET OPERA LIVE: TOSCA

| 2019 | 2 hrs 57 mins | |

Saturday April 11, 2020, 12:55 PM
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Soprano Anna Netrebko, whom the New York Times hailed as “magnificent” when she made her role debut as Tosca in 2018, returns as Puccini’s explosive diva, back by popular demand. Tenors Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Brian Jagde alternate as the idealistic painter Cavaradossi, and baritones George Gagnidze and Michael Volle complete the opera’s…