People living in Mexico can now enjoy the New York Metropolitan Opera’s presentations without having to hop on a plane. The Met is now offering LIVE streams of shows from their 2016-2017 season starting on December 10.
The shows are a part of the theater’s Live in HD series, which will be broadcasted live in theaters across 70 countries.
Eight shows will be broadcasted in Mexico:
- L’Amour de loin – December 10
- Nabucco – January 7
- Romeo et Juliette – January 25
- Rusalka – February 25
- Traviata – March 11
- Idomeneo – March 25
- Eugene Onegin – April 22
- Rosenkavalier – May 13
Dates and Locations of Live Broadcasts
- December 10: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Mateo Herrera, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
- January 7 & 21: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
- February 25: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
- March 11 & 25: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
- April 22: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
- May 13: Teatro Diana, Auditorio Luis Elizondo, Auditorio Nacional
100th Live Transmission
The Live in HD series from The Met is approaching its 100th live transmission. The program has changed the opera world forever, allowing people from around the world to enjoy these unforgettable shows live from all over the world.
Over the last ten years, the program has sold over 19 million tickets. Today, more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries participate in the series.
The people of Mexico can now enjoy these shows, too, with theaters in the following cities participating:
- Guadalajara, JAL
- Mexico City
- Leon, GTO
- Monterrey, NL
What You Need to Know
All live events start at approximately 12:55 pm ET, and theater-goers can enter 35 – 40 minutes before the transmission begins.
While you’re free to dress up (this is the opera after all), there are no dress codes. The Met recommends wearing whatever you would normally wear to a movie theater.
Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Master.