Thursday, September 21, 2006
Metropolitan Opera to broadcast 6 Saturday Matinees into theaters
The Metropolitan Opera will broadcast some of its Saturday matinee opera performances in the 2006-2007 season at 1:30 in possibly several hundred theaters around the country by satellite and HD. These will be theaters operated by AMC, Regal and Cinemark. Tickets will be about $18.
There is a story in the Sept 7 2006 Seattle Times Nation and World by Christopher Reynolds, reprinted from the Los Angeles Times , at this link.
Here is a link for an ad from Regal Cinemas in Arlington VA. Operas: Tan Dun: The First Emporer; Tchaikowsky: Eugene Onegin Rossini: The Barber of Seville Puccini: Il Trittico