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September 2018

Catapult – Children’s Show

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$12 (children); $15 (adults)

A season 8 finalist on America’s Got Talent, Catapult captivates audiences with its shadow dancing and the ability of the troupe’s dancers to transform their bodies into seemingly impossible images. Not only is the show packed with hundreds of shape transformations, but it is full of humor, emotion and engaging stories. The Catapult dancers work behind a screen to create dancing shadow silhouettes of shapes from the natural and built world. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter!

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Catapult

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adults $40, $50; Children $20, $25

An America’s Got Talent finalist from Season 8, Catapult is a features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create magical shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, even a helicopter! You’ll never figure out how they do it, and you won’t know what they will create next – you’ll be surprised and delighted again and again. Packed with hundreds of shape transformation, the show is full of humor, emotion and engaging stories.

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October 2018

The Book of Ice: Multimedia Performance by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, will visit Monmouth University to present his The Book of Ice—a multimedia performance and discussion he will stage with musicians from campus and the region. Antarctica, the only uninhabited continent, belongs to no single country, and has no government. While certain countries lay claim to portions of the landmass, it is the only solid land on the planet with no unified national affiliation. Drawing on the continent’s rich history of inspiring exploration and artistic endeavors, Miller has put together his own multimedia, multidisciplinary study of Antarctica. The Book of Ice is one aspect of this ongoing project. In this multimedia talk, Miller discusses his journeys to Antarctica, climate change, and the creation of The Book of Ice, using Antarctica-related data to create maps, graphics, sound, music, and multimedia performances.

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Odie Lindsey

October 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Odie Lindsey’s story collection, We Come to Our Senses (W.W. Norton), was included on Best Of lists at Electric Literature and Military Times, and the New York Times Book Review noted that it “captures our culture now.” Lindsey’s fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Iowa Review, Guernica, Fourteen Hills, Electric Literature, and in the anthology Forty Stories. He has received an NEA fellowship for veterans, a Tennessee Arts Commission fellowship in Literature, and a Tennessee Williams scholarship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Lindsey’s essays have appeared in the Oxford American, Columbia, The Millions, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA in writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, an MA in southern studies from the University of Mississippi, and a combat badge c/o the U.S. Army. He is Professor of the Practice at the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University. Lindsey’s novel is forthcoming, also from W.W. Norton.

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Julie

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$23

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

This new version of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

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The American Soldier

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$30

Douglas Taurel ("Nurse Jackie," "Blue Bloods") is the creator and star of the Off-Broadway Award-nominated solo play, "The American Soldier," based on true events and documentary letters written by veterans and their family members from the American Revolution through current-day Afghanistan. It honors the experiences of veterans and their families and explores the internal struggles they face when returning home from combat. "The American Soldier" has been nominated for the Amnesty International Award for theatre excellence The American Soldier has been nominated for the Amnesty International Award, received 4 stars internationally, and has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post and Time Out.

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Aida (Giuseppe Verdi)

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

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No

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.

Director: Pablo Larraín
(2012)
Rated: R
128 minutes

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MIKE SUPER – MAGIC & ILLUSION

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$45 (Loge); $60 (Orchestra); $75 (Gold Circle)

Mystifier Mike Super has been hailed by critics as the “DANE COOK” of MAGIC! Criss Angel himself praised Mike on LIVE Network Television in front of millions! Ellen DeGeneres brought Mike on her show to make her appear from nothing but shadows, and after he actually did it, she proclaimed... “I haven’t come out like that since the cover of TIME magazine!” Mike was named Entertainer of the Year for two years consecutive and as the winner of NBC’s Phenomenon, Super is the ONLY magician in history to win a live magic competition on Primetime Network Television! Mike was also a top Finalist on NBC’s #1 rated summer series America’s Got Talent and featured on Penn & Teller's ‘Fool Us’! Imagine mind blowing illusions combined with the hilarity of a headline comedian. Enjoy this family-friendly performance and join the journey of emotions from laughter, intrigue, danger, fear, wonder, anticipation, tears and sentimentality that only Mike Super delivers. He creates a totally interactive magic experience where you won’t just watch the magic; you’ll become part of it! You may have a chance to take part in making your dream vehicle appear on stage in which every audience member has a chance to win!!!

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Kiss the Sky

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25 (Loge); $35 (Orchestra); $50 (Gold Circle)

Presenting the world’s most historically authentic Jimi Hendrix tribute show ever! Featuring meticulous detailed re-productions in every aspect of look and sound with replica 60's wardrobe and retro 60's instruments, this show accurately re-creates Jimi Hendrix’s most classic concerts & stage performances, from the Experience at Monterey Pop to the Band of Gypsys and more.
Kiss The Sky features virtuoso guitarist and former Columbia recording artist, Jimy Bleu. Bleu is the longest running Hendrix tribute artist in the world. He boasts Jimi’s landmark left handed, behind his back playing virtuoso guitar skills, and tours with former Hendrix Bassist, Billy Cox and his Band of Gypsys Experience.He is backed by a cast of world-class touring musicians who have recorded and performed with major music stars including Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, John Mayall, Lady Gaga, Pearl Jam, Teddy Pendergrass, James Cotton, and more.

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Aida (Encore)

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

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An Evening with Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for an intimate conversation, performances and Q&A. Emily Saliers is one half of the Grammy Award-winning folk rock music duo Indigo Girls. Over the years, they have sold over fifteen million albums worldwide, as well as earning six Grammy nominations. In 1989, they were nominated for Best New Artist and took home the Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album.

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Terry Ilous (Lead Vocalist of Great White) & The Vagabonds

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25 (Loge); $35 (Orchestra); $50 (Gold Circle)

Imagine the Gipsy Kings performing Classic Rock songs with the same authenticity with which they play their Spanish Flamenco and Gypsy Rhapsodies….and you have TerryIlous & the Vagabonds. Terry Ilous, the founder of melodic metal band XYZ and former lead singer of the multi-platinum band Great White, has put together a stellar ensemble of well-known Flamenco and Latin musicians who have created fresh new acoustic interpretations of favorite classic and hard rock hits…all with an innovative Latin rhythm and sound.

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Samson et Dalila (Camille Saint-Saëns)

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

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King Lear

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$23

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

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The Hunts

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25 (Loge); $35 (Orchestra); $50 (Gold Circle)

Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who’vebeenplayingmusictogetheralmosttheir entire lives. Twin sisters Jessi and Jenni and five brothers Josh, Jonathan, Jordan, Justin, and Jamison, now ranging in age from 26 down to 17, learned to sing and play violin as young kids and spent much of their childhood performing in their community. After widening their following and playing at theaters, festivals and universities around the country—and teaching themselves to play instruments like mandolin, piano, ukulele, banjo, and drums — The Hunts started experimenting with songwriting and soon brought to life a batch of songs that reveal their sophisticated sense of melody and undeniably dreamy innocence.

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La Fanciulla del West (Giacomo Puccini)

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.

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November 2018

UB40

November 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$45; $60; $80 (Gold Circle); Add a VIP EXPERIENCE to any ticket for $90

World-famous reggae stars UB40 are set to mark their 40th anniversary with a 2018 US tour and first album release in over four years. The band will play many of their seventeen Top 10 hit singles, including ‘Kingston Town’, ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You’, ‘Don’t Break My Heart’ and ‘Sing Our Own Song’ and, of course, ‘Red, Red Wine’, amongst many other fan favorites.

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Samson et Dalila (Encore)

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

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The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM.

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The Weeklings

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25; $35

“THE WEEKLINGS are America’s most unique tribute to the music and inspiration of THE BEATLES, performing explosive renditions of Beatles classics, uniquely arranged Beatles nuggets such as "Paperback Writer", "Baby You're a Rich Man" and “I Am the Walrus” plus brilliant Beatles-inspired power-pop originals, like their newest, “In The Moment”. The Weeklings bring The Beatles to life, not through costumes and gimmicks, but through their creativity, extraordinary musicianship, exceptional vocals and charming stage presence. “They show their audiences both what The Beatles were, and what they might have been if they were performing today.”
This event is part of the The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM: An International Symposium.

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Marnie (Nico Muhly/Libretto Nicholas Wright)

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

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Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$25; $35

Detroit-born, Berlin-based singer/songwriter, polyglot poet, translator and activist Daniel Kahn concocts furious, tender, electrifying and revolutionary Alienation Klezmer. With the Painted Bird, he presents a variety of passionate songs inspired in part by the struggles of Jewish revolutionaries at the turn of thecentury, and in part by his own intense desire for a better world. The Painted Bird has brought “Yiddish Punk Cabaret” to rock clubs, festivals and shtetls, from Berlin to Boston, Leningrad to Louisiana. The band has been referred to as “The Yiddish Pogues,” and Kahn was once described as “someone between Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Tom Waits – but yiddish.” Fittingly, his Yiddish cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah – coincidentally released a few days before the passing of the great musician – has gone viral, with over
700,000 views. Kahn also leads The Brothers Nazaroff, which revives the lost repertoire of Nathan “Prince” Nazaroff, the master tumler of the 50s in whose mad howl can be heard the alleys of Odessa, the cacophony of Coney Island, and the mountain air of the Catskills. With access to the Smithsonian Folkways vault, The Brothers Nazaroff have restored a piece of a cultural heritage thought lost to the world.

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Allelujah!

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tickets: $23

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this acclaimed production full of ‘singalongs and stinging wit’ (Guardian).

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town in Yorkshire, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. One of Britain’s most celebrated writers, Alan Bennett’s plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film.Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

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Mystic India

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$39; $49; $60 (Gold Circle)

Created by Director Amit Shah and featuring the AATMA Performing Arts dance company, Mystic India: The World Tour is an internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into modern India. The colorful costumes and elaborate sets have been custom designed by Amit Shahand handmade in India’s film capital by a team of 40 designers and workers over the course of four years. The team of diverse, impeccably trained dancers from the AATMA Performing Arts dance company combines authentic Indian and modern techniques bringing the streets Mumbai and New York into perfect harmony.

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La Sylphide

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$23

On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in Danish ballet master August Bournonville’s style. Staged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.

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The Doo Wop Project Holiday Show

November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$50 (Gold Circle); $35; $25

From bop to pop…for the holidays! 3 parts Jersey Boys, 2 parts Motown: The Musical and "not your grandma's doo wop", these five charismatic, handsome, triple threat Broadway stars – with their hot 5-piece band -- tear it up, with musicality, dancing and showmanship not found with any other group in the world! They “re-doo” classic Doo Wop songs from the 50’s and 60’s and make ‘em sound fresh and new…they “doo” doo wop versions of contemporary pop hits by stars like Jason Mraz, Amy Winehouse, Adele and Maroon 5, them….and in -between they sprinkle in some “doowopified” Christmas classics. A perfect way to ring in the holidays!

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December 2018

Marvelous Night: The Music of Van Morrison

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$28; $43; $53; $63

Legendary front man Rob Paparozzi (Original Blues Brothers Band, Blood Sweat ‘n Tears) and master song stylist Pat Guadagno (BobFest, The Candle Brothers) lead an all-star band on a musical journey through the lifework of one of the most influential and unusual artists of our time. Last year’s capacity crowd was mesmerized by an eclectic selection of Morrison’s mystical compositions, performed by an ensemble of Jersey musical nobility including: Steven Delopoulos (Burlap to Cashmere), Michael Ghegan (Michael Jackson, Cirque de Soleil), John Korba (Hall & Oates, Phoebe Snow, Rosanne Cash), Tom Labella (Bruce Springsteen), and Joe Bellia (Dave Mason, Allman Brothers). The whole crew is back for a transcendental evening of genre defying music. You will be healed!
Presented by Nearmor Productions

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La Fanciulla del West (Encore)

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.

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Pete the Cat

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$12 (child); $15 (adult)

When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are they square! But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet earth. As the end of second grade approaches, Jimmy has a lot of tests, and the last thing he needs is some groovy cat in his life, changing his family and turning everything upside down. But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school, it turns out Pete is the perfect friend to help him out. Together, they set out on a mission to help Jimmy conquer second grade art, and along the way, they both learn a little something new about inspiration. Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus.

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Life, Death, Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison

December 5 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Life, Death, Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison is a verbatim theater piece by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, that shares the stories of four people sentenced to die in prison for violent crimes committed as children, and a victim’s grandson who chose to lead with forgiveness. Each performance will be followed by a facilitated discussion on the themes discussed in the play - radical forgiveness and how we can create a more humane criminal justice system.

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Orchestra of St Peter

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$49

An annual holiday tradition, the ever lovable and charismatic Father Alphonse Stevenson returns to conduct the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea for their 28th concert of carols and seasonal favorites. There’s simply no better way to start the holiday season than to spend a special evening with Father Alphonse, his 42-piece orchestra and distinguished vocalists as he provides humorous and personal anecdotes amidst a program of holiday classics and carols. Be sure to get your tickets early for this annual sell out!

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Wynonna & The Big Noise

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tickets: $65; $75; $85 (Gold Circle)
Wynonna& The Big Noise

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career. As one-half of the legendary mother/daughter duo "The Judds," Wynonna was once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline." This iconic performer has received over 60 industry awards, with countless charting singles, including 20 No.1 hits such as “Mama He’s Crazy,” “Why Not me,” and “Grandpa, (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good Ole Days).”

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Marnie (Encore)

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

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ON THE MAP

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

ON THE MAP tells the against-all-odds story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European Championship, which took place at a time when the Middle East was still reeling from the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the 1972 Olympic massacre at Munich, and the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv. Through the of lens of sports, ON THE MAP presents a much broader story of how one team captured the heart of a nation amidst domestic turmoil and the global machinations of the Cold War.

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La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi)

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and Quinn Kelsey as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont.

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Don Quixote

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$23

Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin lead the spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies, and dryads in the Bolshoi's critically-acclaimed staging of this exalted performance. A quintessential Bolshoi event.

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January 2019

La Traviata (Encore)

January 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and Quinn Kelsey as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont.

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Adriana Lecouvreur (Francesco Cilea)

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$23

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.

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Good bye Lenin!

January 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

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The Madness of George III

January 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$23

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).
It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

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Adriana Lecouvreur (Encore)

January 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$23

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.

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Antony & Cleopatra

January 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$23

by William Shakespeare
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.
Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.
Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

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February 2019

Carmen (Georges Bizet)

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

Run Time: 3:41

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Matt O’Ree Band

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25; $35

Over the past few years, The Matt O'Ree Band has done what most area bands do. They've played their shows, developed their sound, released their records and very quietly built a massive fan base in the process.
What makes this band different from all the others is that their local fan base includes Bruce Springsteen, David Bryan and Steve Cropper, all of whom have volunteered to perform on the band's latest album, "Brotherhood".
Prior to Brotherhood's release, Matt's talent was recognized globally when he got the nod to join rock legends Bon Jovi as their guitarist/backing vocalist on their 2015 stadium tour of the Far East.

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Carmen (Encore)

February 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

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La Bayadere

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$23

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works in classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgment, set in India. Dazzling sets and costumes, with one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the “Kingdom of the Shades,” illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s doomed love for the warrior Solor, and their ultimate redemption. A must-see theatrical event.

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12:08 East of Bucharest

February 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with his debts. Jderescu, the owner of a local television post, seems not to be so interested in the upcoming holidays. For him, the time to face history has come. Along with Manescu and Piscoci, he is trying to answer for himself a question which for 16 years has not had an answer: "Was it or wasn't it a revolution in their town?"

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu
(2006)
Unrated
89 minutes

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March 2019

La Fille du Régiment (Gaetano Donizetti)

March 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.
La Fille du Régiment is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; and the Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna.

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I’m Not Running by David Hare

March 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$23

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.
Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.
What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?
Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.

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Lonesome Traveler with special guest Peter Yarrow

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$39 (Loge); $49 (Orchestra); $60 (Gold Circle)

The roots of American folk music with special guest star & folk legend Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary!
The story of folk music is truly the story of an ever-changing America.
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music with Lonesome Traveler, the stirring concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that the New York Times called “illuminating…revelatory…achingly beautiful.” The show celebrates the music of great folk artists including Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Pete Seeger and the Weavers, The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary, Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Crosby Stills & Nash and more, plus a special tribute to Leonard Cohen.

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La Fille du Régiment (Encore)

March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$23

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Mr. Ray

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$12 (child); $15 (adult)

Mr. RAY brings flavor and funk in his interactive children's show for ages 2-6. Children around New Jersey continue to grow up with his original favorites like Ellie the Elephant, ROY G BIV and Boo Boos Go Away as well as rockin' renditions of primary schooland adult favorites. From Bob Marley's Three Little Birds to Woody Guthrie's classic This Land is Your Land, expect kids to dance, clap, and wiggle about. mr. RAY's show engages kids’ minds and bodies leaving them inspired to be kind to everyone, to create and dream, and to stay healthy and active.

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The Sleeping Beauty

March 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$23

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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The Wave

March 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Director: Dennis Gansel
(2008)
Unrated
107 minutes

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Die Walküre (Richard Wagner)

March 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$23

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

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April 2019

Bridgman Packer Dance’s Voyeur and Other Works

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$25; $35

Bridgman|Packer Dance will present Voyeur, their highly acclaimed work that received a 2017 New York Dance and Performance Award (The Bessies). Featuring choreographer/performers Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer's innovative work in “Video Partnering”—the integration of live performance and video technology— Voyeur is inspired by artist Edward Hopper’s world of color, light, perspective, and under-the-surface eroticism. Fragmented moments of private lives are witnessed through windows and doorways. As the performers merge and collide with the video imagery, the presence of a seen or unseen viewer lies at the heart of Voyeur. Voyeur will be paired with other work from Bridgman|Packer Dance's repertory.
Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer, collaborators in choreography and performance and Co-Artistic Directors of Bridgman|Packer Dance, are known for their work integrating live performance and video technology. They were awarded a 2017 New York and Performance Award for Outstanding Production (The Bessies). In New York City they have been presented by Lincoln Center, City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival, 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop (now New York Live Arts), Central Park Summerstage, Baryshnikov Arts Center, and The Sheen Center.

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The Stray Cat Lee Rocker

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$25 (Loge); $35 (Orchestra); $50 (Gold Circle)

Lee Rocker and the Stray Cats sold more than 10 million records, garnered an astounding 23 gold and platinum records worldwide, and were music video pioneers of the MTV. The Stray Cat’s worldwide mega hits “Stray Cat Strut”, “Sexy and Seventeen” and “Rock this Town” have become a part of the fabric of rock and roll. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has included “Rock this Town” as one of the 500 most important songs in rock.

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Die Walküre (Encore)

April 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$23

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

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The Nile Hilton Incident

April 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

Director: Tarik Saleh
(2017)
Unrated
111 minutes

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The Golden Age

April 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$23

In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!

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May 2019

The Magic School Bus

May 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$12 (child); $15 (adult)

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic inter-planetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system… Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in Theatreworks USA’s new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

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Dialogues des Carmélites (Francis Poulenc)

May 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$23

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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Dialogues des Carmélites (Encore)

May 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$23

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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June 2019

Carmen Suite/Petrushka

June 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$23

Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.

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