A Met English-language holiday presentation, Richard Jones’s clever production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera is based on the Brothers Grimm story. Donald Runnicles conducts the sweeping score and a delightful cast, including the legendary Dolora Zajick as the wayward siblings’ mother. Tara Erraught and Ingeborg Gillebo share the role of Hansel, and Lisette Oropesa and Maureen McKay share the role of Gretel.
Composer, Engelbert Humperdinck
Estimated Run Time, 2 hrs 15 mins
Sung In English
Met Titles In English, German, Spanish
$25.00 - $300.00
Lincoln Center - Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center, New York, NY 10023
The crowning jewel of Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Opera House is one of the world's great stages. The beauty of the hall is stupendous, but the distance of the rear seating from the stage is dizzying.There are small electronic screens ("Met Titles") in front of every seat that can be activated to show the text of the opera (in English).
members' rating of venue:
1/9 66th Street / Lincoln Center
"To make advance arrangements for wheelchair location tickets, please call 212.362.6000.For information and to arrange wheelchair assistance or early entry, please call 212.799.3100, extension 2204."Infrared and large print programs available. Seeing eye dogs allowed.