Some moviegoers go to AMC Theatres for the biggest blockbusters, others try not to miss any of the AMC Artisan Films, and then there are those who come to see larger-than-life productions by the Metropolitan Opera on the biggest screen possible. For years, The Met: Live in HD program has given audiences around the country the opportunity to see classic and modern operas brought to life without having to book a ticket to New York City.
If you are a fan of the performing arts, or a tad bit curious after seeing those Fathom Events commercials before your favorite movies, stick around because we’re about to break down all the upcoming offerings from the Metropolitan Opera coming to AMC Theatres, and how to purchase tickets.
X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X
One of the most consequential figures in the American Civil Rights movement takes center stage in Robert O’Hara’s stage adaptation of Anthony Davis’ X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X. Inspired by the real-life story of the powerful orator and trailblazer, this jazz-infused production features Will Liverman taking on the role of the everyman who rises up and makes a change in his world and everyone around him.
X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X broadcasts live on November 18
The Magic Flute (Encore)
Before the live broadcasts return from the Metropolitan Opera, The Met: Live in HD will bring back a classic when THE MAGIC FLUTE returns to AMC Theatres across the country. This abridged version of Mozart’s beloved composition was originally recorded in 2006, but the timeless quality of its music and the painstakingly crafted puppets involved in its story might make it seem as if it’s being shown for the first time.
THE MAGIC FLUTE (Encore) broadcasts on December 2
Florencia en el Amazonas
One week after a classic returns, The Met: Live in HD will bring a brand new production to moviegoers with a live broadcast of FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS, an enchanting story centering on a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the iconic Manaus Opera House. While there, the talented singer searches far and wide for her missing lover last seen in the vast jungle, which takes her on an unforgettable journey.
Get Tickets FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS broadcasts live on December 9
The Metropolitan Opera production of NABUCCO, arrives in AMC Theatres at the start of the new year, bringing with it a story of biblical proportions. Set in ancient Babylon, the story centers on King Nabucco (George Gagnidze) and his vengeful daughter, Abigaille (Liudmyla Monastyrska), as they fight for power over their subjects.
Advance Tickets NABUCCO broadcasts on January 6