Movies with a Beat: Echo In the Canyon
Sep
18
1:00 PM13:00

Movies with a Beat: Echo In the Canyon

Sponsored by WERU

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. US. 1hr, 22 min. Directed by Andrew Slater. PG-13.) Co-sponsored by WERU. The film celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music. Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film explores the Laurel Canyon via never-before-heard personal details behind the bands and their songs and how that music continues to inspire today. Media sponsor WERU invites one and all to enjoy candid conversations and performances from Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (The Mamas and the Papas), Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield), David Crosby (The Byrds), Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) their contemporaries Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash and slightly younger followers Jackson Browne and Tom Petty (in his last film interview) as well as contemporary musicians influenced by their music such as Beck, Fiona Apple, Cat Power, Regina Spektor and Norah Jones.

$8 Adults, Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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2019 Manhattan Short Film Festival
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Manhattan Short Film Festival

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

7:00pm

ONE WORLD - ONE WEEK - ONE FESTIVAL

MANHATTAN SHORT has announced the Final Nine selections for its 22nd Annual Short Film Festival, taking place in over 350 venues across six continents between September 26th and October 6, 2019. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Final Nine are screened simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue. By virtue of their selection by MANHATTAN SHORT, each short film is automatically Oscar-qualified.

$10 Adults, $9 Seniors/Students (15&under), $8 Grand Members General Admission

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Cinegrand: Pavarotti
Oct
9
1:00 PM13:00

Cinegrand: Pavarotti

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. US 1 hr, 54 min. Directed by Ron Howard. PG-13.) From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years,” comes a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of The Voice...The Man...The Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology. With appearances from Bono, Placido Domingo, Stevie Wonder and José Carreras.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Cinegrand: Pavarotti
Oct
9
7:30 PM19:30

Cinegrand: Pavarotti

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. US 1 hr, 54 min. Directed by Ron Howard. PG-13.) From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years,” comes a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of The Voice...The Man...The Legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology. With appearances from Bono, Placido Domingo, Stevie Wonder and José Carreras.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Turandot (Puccini)
Oct
12
12:55 PM12:55

Turandot (Puccini)

Two of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke and Nina Stemme, reprise their fierce portrayals of the title princess. Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium to conduct Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which also features tenors Roberto Aronica and Marco Berti as Calàf, sopranos Eleonora Buratto and Hibla Gerzmava as Liù, and bass-baritones James Morris and Nicolas Testé as Timur.

Production a gift of Mrs. Donald D. Harrington

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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ProFOGative Film: Aquarela
Oct
16
1:00 PM13:00

ProFOGative Film: Aquarela

Sponsored by Fogtown Brewery

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. UK. 1 hr, 29 min. Directed by Victor Kossakovsky. PG.) Sponsored by Fogtown Brewery. “Aquarela” takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Filmed at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth's most precious element. From the precarious frozen waters of Russia's Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Venezuela's mighty Angels Falls, water is the film's main character, with director Victor Kossakovsky capturing her many personalities in startling visual detail.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
19
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Live Theatre: The Music Man
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: The Music Man

Sponsored by First National Bank

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday & Saturday, 7:00pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2:00pm

Directed by Leslie Michaud

By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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CineGrand Film: Biggest Little Farm
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

CineGrand Film: Biggest Little Farm

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. US 1 hr, 31 min. Directed by John Chester. PG.) A testament to the immense complexity of nature, “The Biggest Little Farm” follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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CineGrand Film: Biggest Little Farm
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

CineGrand Film: Biggest Little Farm

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. US 1 hr, 31 min. Directed by John Chester. PG.) A testament to the immense complexity of nature, “The Biggest Little Farm” follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Manon (Massenet)
Oct
26
12:55 PM12:55

Manon (Massenet)

Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing. Maurizio Benini conducts Massenet’s sensual score.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; and Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse

Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund 

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Movies with a Beat: Yesterday
Oct
30
1:00 PM13:00

Movies with a Beat: Yesterday

Sponsored by WERU

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. UK. 1 hr, 52 min. Directed by Danny Boyle. PG-13.) Co-sponsored by WERU. From the director of "Slumdog Millionaire" and the writer of "Love Actually" comes the story of Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC's "Eastenders"), a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, "Downton Abbey"). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed... and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed. The film co-stars Kate McKinnon ("Saturday Night Live"), Lamorne Morris ("New Girl") and James Corden and Ed Sheeran as themselves.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Throwback Film: Edward Scissorhands
Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

Throwback Film: Edward Scissorhands

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

(1992. US 1 hr, 35 min. Directed by Tim Burton. PG-13.) The Grand continues a year of monthly screenings of beloved nineties movies. Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands opens as an eccentric inventor (Vincent Price) lovingly assembles a synthetic youth named Edward (Johnny Depp). Edward has all the essential ingredients for today's standard body, with the exception of a pair of hands. For what is initially thought to be a temporary period, he is fitted with long, scissor-like extremities that, while able to trim a mean hedge, are hardly conducive to day-to-day life. When the kindly inventor dies, however, Edward is left lonely and cursed with some very heavy metal for hands.

$1.00 General Admission

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Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Nov
9
12:55 PM12:55

Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless, alternating with Paulo Szot and Markus Brück. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, and the Lithuanian National Opera

Production a gift of Mercedes and Sid Bass

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Live Music: The Ballroom Thieves
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

Live Music: The Ballroom Thieves

All Ages

Tickets: $16 Advance & $20 Day of Show (plus applicable fees)

Tickets for this show go on sale Thursday, September 6!

The Ballroom Thieves – Calin “Callie” Peters (vocals, cello), Martin Earley (guitar, vocals), and Devin Mauch (percussion, vocals) – mine immense melodies and hypnotic hooks from personal stories on their 2018 EP, Paper Crown (Nettwerk Records). Under the cover of vintage jazz-style, the five songs reflect feelings of rootlessness from four nomadic years, bouts of depression, and the ever-looming specter of political unrest hanging over the country.

Nevertheless, a noticeable glimmer of light always peeks through.

Band Info

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Akhnaten (Philip Glass)
Nov
23
12:55 PM12:55

Akhnaten (Philip Glass)

Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut.

This production was originally created by English National Opera and LA Opera

In collaboration with Improbable

Production gift of the Rosalie J. Coe Weir Endowment Fund

Additional funding from The H.M. Agnes Hsu-Tang, Ph.D. and Oscar Tang Endowment Fund, Dominique Laffont, Andrew J. Martin-Weber, The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Endowment Fund, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Wozzeck (Berg)
Jan
11
12:55 PM12:55

Wozzeck (Berg)

After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei making his highly anticipated role debut as the title character. Soprano Elza van den Heever is Wozzeck’s unfaithful mate, and the commanding cast also includes tenor Christopher Ventris as the Drum-Major, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as the Doctor, and tenor Gerhard Siegel as the Captain.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Salzburg Festival; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and Opera Australia.

Production a gift of Robert L. Turner.

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Feb
1
12:55 PM12:55

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

BY GEORGE GERSHWIN, DUBOSE AND DOROTHY HEYWARD, AND IRA GERSHWIN

One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved the Guardian when the new production premiered in London in 2018. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles and an all-star ensemble that includes Golda Schultz, Latonia Moore, Denyce Graves, Frederick Ballentine, Alfred Walker, and Ryan Speedo Green.

The worldwide copyrights in the works of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin for this presentation are licensed by the Gershwin family.

GERSHWIN is a registered trademark of Gershwin Enterprises. Porgy and Bess is a registered trademark of Porgy and Bess Enterprises.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam; and English National Opera

Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund

Additional funding from Douglas Dockery Thomas.

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Agrippina (Handel)
Feb
29
12:55 PM12:55

Agrippina (Handel)

Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly resonate. The all-star cast features mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey as Agrippina’s son and future emperor Nerone, soprano Brenda Rae as the seductive Poppea, countertenor Iestyn Davies as the ambitious officer Ottone, and bass Matthew Rose as the weary emperor Claudius.

This production was originally created by the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie / De Munt Brussels and adapted by the Metropolitan Opera

Production a gift of Dunard Fund USA

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Der Fliegende Hollander (Wagner)
Mar
14
12:55 PM12:55

Der Fliegende Hollander (Wagner)

The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. Valery Gergiev conducts a new production by François Girard, whose visionary 2013 take on Parsifal set the recent Met standard for Wagner stagings. With sweeping sets by John Macfarlane, Girard’s new production turns the Met stage into a rich, layered tableau reminiscent of a vast oil painting. The gifted German soprano Anja Kampe, in her Met debut, is the devoted Senta, whose selfless love is what the Dutchman seeks, with bass Franz-Josef Selig as her father, Daland, and tenor Sergey Skorokhodov as her deserted former lover, Erik.

A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; L’Opéra de Québec; and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.

Production a gift of Veronica Atkins.

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Tosca (Puccini)
Apr
11
12:55 PM12:55

Tosca (Puccini)

Soprano Anna Netrebko, whom the New York Timeshailed as “magnificent” when she made her role debut as Tosca in 2018, returns as Puccini’s explosive diva, back by popular demand. Tenors Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Brian Jagde alternate as the idealistic painter Cavaradossi, and baritones George Gagnidze and Michael Volle complete the opera’s fatal love triangle as the sinister Scarpia. Bertrand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar’s stunning production.

Production a gift of Jacqueline Desmarais, in memory of Paul G. Desmarais Sr; The Paiko Foundation; and Dr. Elena Prokupets, in memory of her late husband, Rudy Prokupets

Major funding from Rolex.

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Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)
May
9
12:55 PM12:55

Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)

Soprano Diana Damrau, following her triumph as Violetta in last season’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata, stars as the martyred Mary, Queen of Scots, in Donizetti’s bel canto showcase. Star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton is her imperious rival Queen Elizabeth I, and the silken-voiced tenor Stephen Costello is the noble Earl of Leicester. Maurizio Benini conducts Sir David McVicar’s handsome production.

Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund.

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NT Live Encore: Hamlet
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

NT Live Encore: Hamlet

On the Coastal Eye care Screen

4:00pm

Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. The original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

$15 Adults/Seniors, $12 Grand Members, $10 Students (15&under) General Admission

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ProFOGative Film: Maiden
Sep
11
1:00 PM13:00

ProFOGative Film: Maiden

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

1:00pm (closed caption)

(2019. AU 1 hr, 37 min. Directed by Alex Holmes. PG.) Sponsored by Fogtown Brewery. The documentary is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.

Sponsored by Fogtown Brewing

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/ Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Sep
8
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

  • Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

  • Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Sep
7
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

  • Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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3D Film: Avengers Endgame
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

3D Film: Avengers Endgame

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

(2019. US. 3hrs, 2 min. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. PG-13.) The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos (Josh Brolin) that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios' grand conclusion to an unprecedented twenty-two film “Infinity” saga. The star-studded super-cast includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillian, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benedict Wong and the voice of Bradley Cooper.

$1 General Admission

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Afterschool 3D Film: Avengers Endgame
Sep
6
2:00 PM14:00

Afterschool 3D Film: Avengers Endgame

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

(2019. US. 3hrs, 2 min. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. PG-13.) The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos (Josh Brolin) that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios' grand conclusion to an unprecedented twenty-two film “Infinity” saga. The star-studded super-cast includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillian, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benedict Wong and the voice of Bradley Cooper.

$1 General Admission

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CineGrand Film: Ophelia
Sep
4
1:00 PM13:00

CineGrand Film: Ophelia

On the Coastal Eye Care Screen

Wednesday, 1:00pm (closed caption) & 7:30pm

(2019. UK 1 hr, 54 min. Directed by Claire McCarthy. PG-13.) Something is rotten in medieval-era Denmark, where political intrigue swirls around the imperial court like dark magic. Amid it all, the queen's (Naomi Watts) brightest lady-in-waiting, Ophelia (Daisy Ridley), finds herself drawn to Hamlet (George McKay), the charismatic and elusive crown prince. As their secretive love affair takes flight, betrayal strikes the court, threatening to derail their union and devastate the royal family for good. Caught between her desires and her loyalty, Ophelia has to decide where her devotion will ultimately lie. Co-starring Clive Owen and Tom Felton.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members/Matinee General Admission

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Sep
1
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Aug
31
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Aug
31
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

Directed by Tracy Kimball Green

  • Set Design and Build by Joe Lewis

  • Lighting Design by Theo Dumas

  • Costumes by - Stephanie Urquhart

  • Starring - PJ Keenan, Lauren Billings, Carol Mason, Kim Mileski, Jamie Page, and Michele Lazerow.

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Movies With A Beat: Stop Making Sense
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

Movies With A Beat: Stop Making Sense

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

Sponsored by WERU

(1984. US. 1hr, 39 min. Directed by Jonathan Demme. NR.)“Burning Down The House.” “Take Me To The River.” These hits and much, much more are performed by The Talking Heads in what Rolling Stone magazine called “the greatest concert film ever made.” The movie, made during a three-day concert gig at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood, was director Jonathan Demme’s first feature-length documentary and it bursts with what Roger Ebert called an “enormous energy, of life being lived at a joyous high.” Media sponsor WERU invites one and all to enjoy the 35th anniversary of this electrifying concert film and the Talking Heads’ incredible music. With Bernie Worrell on synthesizers.

$8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, $6 Grand Members General Admission

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Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theatre: Steel Magnolias

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Directed by Tracy Green

Friday, 7:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday, 2:00pm

The action is set in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.

$20 Adults/Seniors, $18 Grand Members, $12 Students (15&under) Reserved Seating

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Waterfront Concert: The Crown Vics
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

Waterfront Concert: The Crown Vics

The Crown Vics - East Coast Boogie, Billy and Rock’n’Roll! Ever since they first formed, The Crown Vics made it their mission to veer from genre to genre across the musical map, choosing to follow their own muse. Mixing musical mischief and fun is in the Vic's DNA and they are already well known for their “let’s tear it up” reputation. While that status is well deserved, their ability to bend the boundaries has been simultaneously tempered and informed by an adherence to time-honored, vanishing musical traditions, grounded in honky tonk, boogie woogie and rock'n'roll.

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Broadway HD: Kinky Boots
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Broadway HD: Kinky Boots

On the Coastal Eye Care screen

Based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth and inspired by true events, the musical tells the story of Charlie Price. Having inherited a shoe factory from his father, Charlie forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret performer and drag queen Lola to produce a line of high-heeled boots and save the business. In the process, Charlie and Lola discover that they are not so different after all.

$15 Adults/Seniors, $12 Grand Members, $10 Students (15&under) General Admission

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Waterfront Concert: Rock n’ Ron & the New Society Band
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Waterfront Concert: Rock n’ Ron & the New Society Band

Rock n’ Ron & the New Society Band Ron Cunningham (Rockin' Ron), Guitar & lead vocals, Brice Sinclair/ keyboards & vocals, and Steve Sinclair/ drums and vocals. Ron has been performing the old rock & roll favorites, surf, doo-wop and rockabilly as well as some old country standards for the folks in Maine for half a century.

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2nd Annual Does Hancock County Have Talent?
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

2nd Annual Does Hancock County Have Talent?

On the Stanley Subaru stage

In Collaboration with The Blue Hill Fair

Performers will be judged and the top 10 will be advanced to the "Hancock County's Got Talent" Competition on August 29th at The Blue Hill Fair. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 talented performers at The Blue Hill Fair.

1st Place $500, 2nd Place $250, 3rd Place $100

$5 General Admission

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Ronnie Baker Brooks
Aug
13
7:30 PM19:30

Ronnie Baker Brooks

Times Have Changed, Brooks’ first album in ten years, carries with it the weight of grown perspective and time spent perfecting old material. Brooks worked it with Steve Jordan, whose work runs from Keith Richard to Stevie Wonder, John Mayer and Eric Clapton. With that comes a lesson in rhythm and blues history. Brooks refers to the director as “a walking encyclopedia of music detail and equipment,” a professor through which Brooks could take that next developmental step. “Once we got the ball rolling, my confidence went higher and higher,” he says. “I’m a better musician for this experience.”

The experience Brooks is talking about is that which came together over the course of a few weeks at Royal Studios in Memphis, the home of Al Green, Syl Johnson, Bobby “Blue” Bland, and O.V. Wright, whose 1974 hit “Blind, Crippled, and Crazy” gets a facelift on Times Have Changed. Jordan and Brooks brought in a mint press of Memphis music royalty: Stax Records staple Steve Cropper (Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave), Archie Turner (Al Green, Syl Johnson, O.V. Wright), jazz saxophonist Lannie McMillan, and R&B icon Angie Stone.

“We used the same mics that Al Green used on his record,” says Brooks. “Matter of fact, we were using much of the same band! It kind of took that vibe.” The first track recorded was a cover of Curtis Mayfield’s Superfly hit “Give Me Your Love.” The second, “Twine Time,” the instrumental jam from Alvin Cash.

“To be honest with you, when Steve said ‘Man, we need an instrumental,’ the first person I thought of was Freddie King. Steve wanted something more appealing to all people, not just guitar players. He said ‘What about ‘Twine Time?’’ I said, ‘Is he serious?’ Yeah, ‘Twine Time.’ But that song was a key to this album.Man, that just lit the fire for this record. It became one of the funnest tracks we did.”

Times also comes laden with original hits. Five of the eleven tracks were penned by Brooks. Raised on others’ music, he’s always considered the songwriting process to be as sacred. “It’s like having a baby,” he says. “You see it come to live. Once you play it live, it grows even more. That was the most fun part of it, for me: the creative side. Coming up with a song people can relate to, and you relate to, it just snowballs. It’s almost like therapy for me. Like the song ‘Times Have Changed’: I wrote that song years ago. I sent Steve my songs and he picked that one. It’s kind of timeless. Every day something’s changing. Now, when I play it live, you can see the effect of it. Initially, it was just an idea: just a riff. Now, this song has influence on people. We were just in Europe this year, after the bombing in Brussels. And we’re playing Brussels. I played that song; people were in tears. It helped them heal.”

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Throwback Film: Wayne’s World
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Throwback Film: Wayne’s World

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(1992. US 1 hr, 35 min. Directed by Penelope Spheeris. PG-13.) The Grand begins a year of monthly screenings of beloved nineties movies with a great hang with a couple of chill dudes- "Wayne’s World!" Originally a skit on "Saturday Night Live" during the late '80s and early '90s, the comedy is about two teenage dudes who host a public access TV show, which is mainly about rock, babes and people who live in the area. One day Wayne (Mike Myers) and Garth (Dana Carvey) go to a rock concert, and Wayne falls in love with a bass guitarist named Cassandra Wong (Tia Carrere). Wayne spends the rest of the movie trying to get Casandra to fall in love with him. He also struggles with a network executive (Rob Lowe) who wants to buy the rights to his show. Can Wayne defeat the evil network exec, all the while, winning over Cassandra? Find out as The Grand screens “Wayne’s World”- and it's only 80 cents a ticket! The film co-stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Brian Doyle Murray and Ed O’Neill.

$1.00 General Admission

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Summer Intensives Performance: A Wrinkle In Time
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Intensives Performance: A Wrinkle In Time

On the Stanley Subaru stage

Students will bring beloved author Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time to life! Meg Murray, the awkward, brilliant daughter of two prominent scientists finds herself an unlikely heroine when her father disappears. She must join forces with humans, aliens, and even “witches” to travel through space and time to save her father.

$12 Adults/Seniors, $8 Students (15&under) General Admission

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