The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut ENCORE Synopsis
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Met Opera’s Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. An encore performance of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut will be shown in select cinemas on Wednesday, March 9.

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Manon Lescaut

By reading sanibel
The performance was great. I felt the opera itself was repetitive to the point of boring....

A Wonderful Opera, Too Long Between Acts

By 4bbilson
The opaque story of the opera was given heft and meaning by the interesting staging and the fine singing of most of the cast. However, the intermissions were made longer than necessary by interviews...

Loved it!

By robynlaing
I did see this live at The Met on the day it was filmed. Decided to watch it at the movies to get all the close-ups that you don't see when you're 3 levels up at the theater. Well worth it!...

Excellet

By colefisher
Wonderful drama and excitement, excellent voices. Great backstage interviews. Kudos!...

Amazing!!!

By dananbar
Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna created a most powerful and genuine artistic experience sweeping the audience with them into the emotional storm of a desperate and hopeless love. Opolais and...

Manon Lescaut

By Jdemouy
I continue to marvel at the fact that I can see Metropolitan Opera performances for not a lot of money. I recently saw Turandot, and then Manon, both of which were wonderful, primarily because of...

Manon Lescaut

By seniortennis
I had never seen this opera even though I was a longtime subscriber to the Met when living in NYC. We now go to at least 8 of the HD Encores. I found this opera exciting, beautifully acted and...

Great Opera

By rtlitton
Great Opera ... Voice Music Acting five stars...

Shattering!!

By dbacro
Although the production leaves something to be desired, the two stars of this unrelenting tragedy give us singing and acting performances which are almost frightening in their passion and...

Manon Lescaut

By Parrotsupreme
Vocally the performance was very good. The lead tenor Roberto Alagna had 12 days in which to completely learn this role. By the time of the HD performance he was spot on. There may have been a few...