• Released
  • January 21, 2017
  • (Start Time: 12:55PM ET / 11:55AM CT / 10:55AM MT / 9:55AM PT / 12:55PM AK & HI)
  • 3 hr 30 min
  • Concert/Special Events
The Metropolitan Opera: Roméo et Juliette Synopsis
The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, January 21.

Movie Reviews

Romeo et Juliette

By carolfyost
I thoroughly enjoyed the performances. I felt both leads were convincingly youthful, deeply passionate and full of life. However, I felt the Romeo did not convey enough of the character's deep...

Romeo et Juilette

By janetwigs
5 stars!...

Romeo and Juliet

By dwholty
Terrific! The music was gorgeous, and acting superb and the stars had a chemistry together that made this a five-star production...

Romeo's Servant should have been cast as a male!!!!

By lbbowen
The role of Romeo's servant was cast as a female!! I can't believe the Metropolitan Opera does not have someone who can sing the role!! Also, the singer who portrayed Juliet should have been played...

Memorable Performance

By tooglos
The singers were fabulous. The costumes were gorgeous. The set was grand. I only have one negative comment concerning the directing....they should have blacked the stage out, rather than have the...

Shakespeare would be proud...

By dmontgom434
It was a wonderful production in everyway. Damrau and Grigolo have amazing chemistry and the supporting roles were equally excellent. It is fabulous to see such high art in our home town. Of...

ONE OF THE BEST EVER!!!

By YAMAZJ
THIS IS SOME OF THE BEST SINGING THAT I HAVE HEARD ON A MET HD LIVE. ROMEO ET JULIETTE IS AN OPERA THAT I'VE SEEN AT LEAST 5 TIMES AND THIS WAS WITHOUT A DOUBT THE BEST. THE ENTIRE CAST...

By eshkenazi
A perfect production as can be!...

Romeo et Juliette

By emasse325
Outstanding singing, acting, orchestra, staging and drama. One of the best productions ever from the Metropolitan Opera. I always enjoy the intermission interviews that let you get an insight into...

Glorious Voices, Dismally Dark Stage Set

By juliaom
Grigolo, glorious voice, gave his all to the character and his wonderful Diva Diana Damrau. Tentative in her first aria, Ms Damrau warmed into a beautiful Juliette and final act was intense and...

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