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  • Metropolitan Opera: Norma

    Until Dec 16, 2017

  • Metropolitan Opera: La Boheme

    Until Mar 10, 2018

  • Metropolitan Opera: Turandot

    Until Apr 5, 2018

  • Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

    Until Mar 16, 2018

  • Metropolitan Opera - Thais

    Until Dec 2, 2017

Metropolitan Opera: Norma Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Norma

Until December 16, 2017

After finding herself raised up to the level of some of the genre's most celebrated singers on her 2013 debut in the role, Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Met as Bellini's iconic high-priestess, one of the most ambitious parts in the soprano repertoire. This explosive new production by Sir David McVicar opens the Met's 2017/18 season.

Metropolitan Opera: La Boheme Poster

Metropolitan Opera: La Boheme

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Until March 10, 2018

Franco Zefferelli's spectacular production returns to the Met for the third time in 2017. Since its premiere in 1896, La Boheme has grown into one of the most beloved operas in the world, with only Puccini's other masterwork Madama Butterfly rivalling it for sheer popularity. This staging is split between two casts, and conducted by Alexander Soddy and Marco Armiliato.

Metropolitan Opera: Turandot Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Turandot

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Until April 5, 2018

Sworn against love by the death of her mother, proud Princess Turandot prefers watching her suitors meet a grisly end and having their heads placed on spikes at the palace gates, yet they still vie to win her hand. When Calaf takes up the challenge, the unattainable beauty may have met her match in this lavish spectacle and final masterpiece from Puccini.

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

Until March 16, 2018

Anthony Minghella's breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production returns, with the lead roles of Cio-Cio San shared by Hui He and Ermonela Jaho, and the cruel Pinkerton sung by Roberto Aronica and Luis Chapa. This work is widely known as the opera that inspired the Broadway musical Miss Saigon; the tragic story sees a young Japanese bride abandoned by her American husband for a new wife back home.

Metropolitan Opera - Thais Poster

Metropolitan Opera - Thais

Until December 2, 2017

Jules Massenet's tale of sensuality and spirituality bears a remarkable resemblance to Marius Petipa's ballet La Bayadere in that it also centers around a seductive priestess and a holy man. Created in 1894 for the Paris Opera, it is one of the most seductive and introspective operas ever to grace the stage. The titular Thais will be sung by Ailyn Perez in the role of an Egyptian courtesan and priestess of Venus whom the Christian monk Athanael tries to convert to the new faith. But as she finds her salvation in Christ, he becomes obsessed with her sexually and falls to lust.

Metropolitan Opera House

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Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

  • Year opened: 1966
  • Capacity: 3800
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

As part of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, this venue dedicated to ballet and opera first opened in 1966, replacing the original Metropolitan Opera House that opened in 1883 on Broadway, but was too small for advancing technology and stagecraft. It has a total of 4,000 seats, making it the largest purpose-built opera house in the world.

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Atlantic Grill Near Lincoln Center
0.03 mi away at 49 West 64th St.

The Smith- Lincoln Square
0.05 mi away at 1900 Broadway

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Park-it Management
0.37 mi away at 408 W. 57th St.

Park-it Management
0.39 mi away at 401 W. 56th St.

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0.41 mi away at 10 West End Ave

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0.43 mi away at 15 W 72nd St

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