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Good show

By NROBBINS
The singers are all excellent. The music is well done. A must see 21st century opera....

Dr. Atomic

By midgeloef
I thought the opera interesting. But I thought the parts with Oppenheimer's wife were uninteresting, did not add to the story and were superfluous. Midge Loeffler...

Sorry more people didn't see it

By Ortrud
I saw the world premiere of Doctor Atomic at San Francisco Opera in 2005 and the revised version at Lyric Opera of Chicago last December. Adams and Sellars have done wonders with the revisions they...

Finley is fabulous

By Agros
While all the main singers/actors were good- Finley as Oppenheimer was truly mesmerizing! It is absolutely amazing to see such fine acting in opera. While this isn't Sellars original production, most...

Review of The Metropolitan Opera: Doctor Atomic

By fengston
Camera swooping around was a bit much. Too many close ups. I could see on the edges that we were missing some pretty interesting things going on on the sides. Powerful lyrics. Very moving....

A Worthy Experience Not Easy to Find

By Steven_storymountain
It's not easy finding an opera that's a current artistic expression, created "now", in our own times. Especially to come by it in such an accessible way - at your local movie house! For those of us...

The Met Opera: Dr. Atomic

By Sufran
The voices of the singers AND their artistic ability to portray the emotions of the content were exquisite. I did find the fake cigarettes with the "smoke" intrusive, and kept wondering if it was...

Great chance to see a Met quality opera in your local theatre!

By disposonator
The idea of seeing an HD broadcast of a Met Opera is very appealing to me - It was a really fun experience and I can't wait to see more of the series. The opera covered he period right before the...

Dr. Atomic

By Nothung
The singing and acting were excellent, the libretto, for the most part, gripping (with some lag in the second act). The baritone and mezzo parts were tour-de-forces. There was not a hummable tune in...

Dr. Atomic

By K4139M8215
Let yourself be drawn into the drama of the test of the first atomic bomb. The drama is set by the cast of characters which include the scientists, both believers and doubters, military brass, the...

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