Due to High Demand, Additional Showing of ‘The Magic Flute,’ from The Met: Live in HD 10th Anniversary Season, Comes to Select U.S. Cinemas This December

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Due to High Demand, Additional Showing of ‘The Magic Flute,’ from The Met: Live in HD 10th Anniversary Season, Comes to Select U.S. Cinemas This December

 

WHAT:                 The groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series to movie theaters in 2006, “The Magic Flute,” comes to select U.S. cinemas on Saturday, December 12 at 12:55 p.m. local time and a new show time of Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30 p.m. local time, presented by Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera.

 

“The Magic Flute” has enchanted opera lovers from around the world with the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language version. Under the baton of Maestro James Levine, a winning ensemble cast – including Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Erika Miklósa, and René Pape – brings fresh life to Mozart’s timeless fairy tale.

 

“Ticket sales for the first showing of ‘The Magic Flute’ have already exceeded initial projections,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “We’re excited to add this showing for The Met’s dedicated fan base.”

 

WHO:                    Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera

 

WHEN:                 Saturday, December 12 at 12:55 p.m. local time

Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30 p.m. local time

 

WHERE:               Tickets for “The Magic Flute” and other titles in The Met: Live in HD series can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select U.S. movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

 

 

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