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The Met: Live in HD | Romeo et Juliette

Release date NZ: 25 / 07 / 2024
Release date AUS: TBC
PG

COMPOSER: Charles Gounod

CONDUCTOR: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

PRODUCTION: Bartlett Sher

SET DESIGNER: Michael Yeargan

COSTUME DESIGNER: Catherine Zuber

LIGHTING DESIGNER: Jennifer Tipton

CHOREOGRAPHER: Chase Brock

FIGHT DIRECTOR: B. H. Barry

CAST: Nadine Sierra, Samantha Hankey, Benjamin Bernheim, Frederick Ballentine, Will Liverman, Alfred Walker

RUN TIME: 210 minutes

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores. Bartlett Sher’s elegant staging also features baritone Will Liverman and tenor Frederick Ballentine as the archrivals Mercutio and Tybalt, mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as the mischievous pageboy Stéphano, and bassbaritone Alfred Walker as Frère Laurent.

SHOWING AT THESE
NZ CINEMAS:

From 25 July

Matakana Cinemas, Matakana
Bridgeway Cinema, Auckland
Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Auckland
Waiheke Community Cinema, Waiheke Island
Lido Cinema, Hamilton
Luxe Cinemas, Tauranga
Odeon, Gisborne
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier
Event Cinemas, Havelock North
Event Cinemas, New Plymouth
Event Cinemas, Palmerston North
The Screening Room, Masterton
Shoreline Cinema, Waikanae
Light House Cinema, Wellington
Penthouse Cinema, Wellington
State Cinemas, Nelson
The Gecko, Motueka
Event Cinemas, Blenheim
Town Hall Cinemas, Rangiora
Academy Gold Cinema, Christchurch
Lumiere Cinemas, Christchurch
Movie Max Digital, Timaru
Regent, Greymouth
Rubys Cinema, Wanaka
Dorothy Browns, Arrowtown
Rialto Cinemas, Dunedin