Theatre

Met Opera in HD: The Hours

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Soprano Renée Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Tickets: $32, 29, $20

National Theatre in HD: Much Ado About Nothing

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity. Following the award-winning success of National Theatre Live’s Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast…

Met Opera in HD: Fedora (Giordano)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Soprano Sonya Yoncheva, one of today’s most riveting artists, sings the title role of the 19th-century Russian princess who falls in love with her fiancé’s murderer, Count Loris, sung by star tenor Piotr Beczała. Tickets: $32, $29, $20

National Theatre in HD: The Crucible

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma). Tickets: $22 Adults, $15 Seniors/Students, $5 Youth

Met Opera in HD: Lohengrin (Wagner)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

In a sequel to his revelatory production of Parsifal, director François Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that once again weds his striking visual style and keen dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to…

Met Opera in HD: Falstaff (Verdi)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy. Tickets: $32, $29, $20

Met Opera in HD: Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. Soprano Lise Davidsen is the aristocratic Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as her lover, Octavian, and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie, the beautiful younger woman who steals his heart. Tickets: $32,…

Met Opera in HD: Champion (Terence Blanchard)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Pre-opera talk with Dr. Andrew Shryock, 12 PM Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after his Fire Shut Up in My Bones triumphantly premiered with the company to universal acclaim in 2021. Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green…

Met Opera in HD: Don Giovanni (Mozart)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Pre-opera talk with Dr. Andrew Shryock, 12 PM Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes a major Met debut with a new take on Mozart’s tragicomedy, re-setting the familiar tale of deceit and damnation in an abstract architectural landscape and shining…

Met Opera in HD: Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years—a daring vision by renowned English director Simon McBurney that The Wall Street Journal declared “the best production I’ve ever witnessed of Mozart’s opera.” Tickets: $32, $29, $20