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Marnie

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Marnie

 

Watch composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel about a beautiful, mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities. Starring Isabel Leonard in the title role alongside Christopher Maltman as Mark Rutland. Robert Spano conducts.

 

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Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

 

This first-time collaboration between Stanley and composer Douglas J. Cuomo is a production of the Minnesota Opera New Works Initiative and is directed by Kevin Newbury. The opera stars GRAMMY Award-winning soprano Christine Brewer as Sister Aloysius, Adriana Zabala as Sister James, Matthew Worth as Father Flynn and Denyce Graves as Mrs. Miller. It is a production of Minnesota Opera.

 

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John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway

 GREAT PERFORMANCES: John Leguizamoʻs Road to Broadway

 

Go behind-the-scenes of John Leguizamo’s Tony-nominated one-man show, Latin History for Morons, a comic but pointed look at how Hispanic culture has been portrayed and repressed throughout American history.

 

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Luisa Miller

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Luisa Miller

 

Elijah Moshinsky’s production is set in 19th century England. Luisa believes she is in love with Carlo, but little does she know, Carlo is actually Rodolfo, the son of Count Walter. Her father Miller is dubious of Carlo’s true intentions, and his fears are confirmed by Wurm, Walter’s steward who is also in love with Luisa, and reveals Carlo’s true identity. Walter hopes to have his son marry the duchess Federica, but Rodolfo is in love with Luisa. Miller informs his daughter of Rodolfo’s deception, but the young man pleads his sincerity, much to Walter’s dismay. Luisa and her father are sentenced to prison following a confrontation with Walter, but Rodolfo is able to secure Luisa’s freedom by threatening to reveal his father’s tainted rise to power. When Miller is jailed, Wurm assures Luisa that her father can be freed if she writes a letter declaring her love for Wurm. After receiving Luisa’s letter from Wurm, a hurt Rodolfo vows to marry Federica as revenge. Rodolfo later confronts Luisa about the letter and asks her to pour him a drink, which he secretly spiked with poison. After the two drink from the poisonous cup, Luisa tells Rodolfo the truth about the letter, leading Rodolfo to kill Wurm in the moments before their demise. Bertrand de Billy conducts. Anthony Roth Costanzo hosts.

 

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Making of a New American Nutcracker

Making of a New American Nutcracker

 

Narrator Neve Campbell interviews the creative team that brings to life an original Joffrey Ballet production, reimagining the tale of Marie as she falls asleep on Christmas Eve and dreams of the World’s Fair.

 

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – The Broadway Musical

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn - The Broadway Musical

 

Enjoy the hit Broadway adaptation of the classic 1942 movie musical, showcasing an Irving Berlin score, including the Oscar-winning “White Christmas.” The production features big dance numbers, comedy and a hit parade of the great songwriter’s famous tunes.

 

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