The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut LIVE Synopsis
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Met Opera’s Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The broadcast Puccini’s Manon Lescaut will be presented live on Saturday, March 5 in select cinemas nationwide.

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The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut Live

By pbopinion
I looked forward to the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” in the HD Theater presentation on March 5, not only because I am fond of this opera, but also because I wanted...

Manon Lescaut

By dwholty
We really enjoyed this live broadcast of Puccini's opera. Christine Opolais as Manon and Roberto Alagna as Grieux were superb. The orchestra played brilliantly and Puccini's score is...

Wartime Manon

By marthaharmon5
The new staging and setting for Manon Lescaut is both riveting and disturbing. It creates challenges for the singers with far too many steps and awkward fourth act, and uses WWII stereotypes in an...

manon

By smw482
wonderful...

Great - a real, live movie

By cawagner41
Opolais was better than expected (which is to say very good), same for Alagna. The music was played expertly, the show is a nice counterpoint to the Massenet opera of the same name the Met did a few...

You can't make the opera better than this.

By jvasq12128
What's not to like about an up close and personal opera seat with a half time show and interview while eating popcorn. The sound quality was terrific, the interviews during the intermission were...

Manon Lescaut HD Live from the MET

By arkrieg
It's was fantastic and the sound in that theatre where they show the operas in very good....

The Metropolitan Opera: Manon Lescaut Live ??

By dongiovanni14
Loved it! The production was an update - some aspects worked better than others, I thought, but overall, I liked having an update; it added some interesting elements, for example, the beautiful...

Great opera but had to compete with noisy theatre next door.

By mjwala
lovely arias, the 2 leads had chemistry and great voices. I liked that it was set in the 1940's. What I hated was the booming noise coming from the theatre next door. Not good. Won't go back to...

Manon was wonderful!

By duffiepat1604
What a treat. I feel so lucky to be able to see Live At The Met -and at a comfortable theater with such great acoustic equipment. The production was superb and the voices were thrilling. Thanks for...