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 Lescaut Live

By ibel15
What a beautiful and refreshing production of one of Puccini's great operas. I appreciated the setting, during the forties in occupied France, the music, and the especially powerful and stirring...

Manon Lescaut

By nmiller002
Many great arias, all sung by great voices. Opolais beautiful and sexy. Alagna carried the opera with his superb acting. The sound quality in this theater leaves something to be desired....

My first HD opera!

By silver6202
I loved this production! The story is so compelling and the cast was perfect! I wish I could see it again. I cannot wait to see more of Metopera in HD!!!...

BRING A TOWEL

By galmasi
A wonderful experience. Great plot, superb voices. A tearjerker....

Manon Lescaut

By kwaring8
Five Stars!!...

Great way to experience operas

By Cinema prof
Manon Lescaut is an opera I had not seen before, so seeing and hearing it in a large theater setting was really rewarding. The story is silly, but the singing, stagecraft, and music were...

Manon wonderful performance, badly behaved audience

By katiekmd
The HD Opera, Manon Lescaut, was excellent. The performers, notably Manon and her lover, were superlative and passionate. The interviews during set changes were interesting and informative. My main...