The Metropolitan Opera: The Merry Widow Encore Synopsis
The Met Opera’s encore performance of Lehár’s The Merry Widow will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. in all time zones.

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The Merry Widow

By mlk01
A most enjoyable evening. The performances were excellent and the story was such fun....

The Merry Widow

By louiseorkin
Thoroughly delightful operetta. Romantic and charming. The sets and costumes were beautiful and all the key stars were wonderful. Susan Stroman did a great job as did Kelli O'Hara and Renee Fleming....

Superb!

By tgobrien
Great voices, staging and acting. A delight!...

The Merry Widow

By mterzi
Thoroughly enjoyed this Operetta. Franz Lehar's music is lyrical and so much of the score is already familiar. Casting was perfect; from Renee Fleming to Broadway stars Nathan Gunn and Kelli...

EVERYBODY HAD A GREAT TIME!

By ERCHAM1
FABULOUS PRODUCTION. GREAT PERFORMANCES, ALTHOUGH THE DIALOGUE WAS OFTEN LAME AND THE ENGLISH LYRICS WERE OFTEN PAINFULLY BANAL.....

Simply Wonderful

By pumpkinj
The performance was flawless...almost magical. I even loved the intermission interviews with the performers and my husband particularly enjoyed watching the scene set-up since we never see that when...

The Merry Widow

By floralou
Outstanding performance from the scenery, costumes, dancing and singing....

The Merry Widow

By brigidb43
Wonderful performance. The text was a bit intrusive at times. The libretto seemed rather contrived The diction was excellent, better than most times. Dancing superb and overall direction...

Merry widow

By elmhess
Slow and tedious. Too much focus on costumes and dancing, and too little emphasis on opera. It felt like everyone was going through the motions, the sparkle and fun that should have carried the...

First HD Opera Experience

By taltizer219
Having been an ardent fan of NTLive, I thought seeing this Metropolitan Opera production of "The Merry Widow" would be a good opportunity to experience the event without paying opera ticket prices. ...