The Metropolitan Opera: Roméo et Juliette

Rated NR 210 min. 2017

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. The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

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Director: Bartlett Sher

Writer: Charles Gounod, Jules Barbier and Michel Carré

Cast: Gianandrea Noseda, Diana Damrau, Vittorio Grigolo, Elliot Madore and Mikhail Petrenko

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