Met Summer Encores, Cape Cinema
Met Summer Encores
The Metropolitan Opera is back for the Summer. Four encores will be playing this June and July featuring some of the Met's best! Every show is on a Wednesday and begins at 11 AM.
Individual Tickets: Adults: $14 | Seniors & Members: $12 | Children: $10
Romeo et Juliette
June 19th @ 11 AM
Tony Award–winning director Bartlett Sher’s staging of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette updates the action to 18th-century Verona and conjures both the magic and heartbreak of this timeless love story. Tenor Vittorio Grigolo and soprano Diana Damrau enchanted audiences as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, with Damrau displaying glittering coloratura virtuosity and Grigolo delivering passionate longing and a moving rendition of the famous aria “Ah! lève-toi, soleil!” On the podium, maestro Gianandrea Noseda draws a wealth of orchestral color from Gounod’s lush score.
Running time: 2 hours 55 minutes
June 26th @ 11 AM
The Metropolitan Opera presents a rebroadcast of Puccini’s La Bohème, from the 2013-14 season, in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, June 26. Franco Zeffirelli’s picturesque staging, an audience favorite for more than 30 years, features a winning young cast, including soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the lovers Mimì and Rodolfo. Stefano Ranzani conducts.
Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Il Barbarie di Siviglia
July 10th @ 11 AM
The Metropolitan Opera presents a rebroadcast of Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, from the 2006-07 season, in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, July 10. Rossini’s madcap comedy receives a spirited production by Tony Award–winning director Bartlett Sher and stars mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, tenor Juan Diego Flórez, and baritone Peter Mattei. Maurizio Benini conducts.
Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes
July 17th @ 11 AM
The Metropolitan Opera presents a rebroadcast of Verdi’s Aida, from the 2018-19 season, in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, July 17. Soprano Anna Netrebko and mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili offer blazing performances in Verdi’s grand drama of ancient Egypt, seen in a stunning production by Sonja Frisell. Nicola Luisotti conducts.
Running time: 3 hours