Tag Archives: opening night

4 Days Until Opening Night: Onegin and Lenski

Eugene Onegin’s two leading men have to be red-carpet ready in just a few days. So Mariusz Kwiecien and Piotr Beczala took a trip to Macy’s to browse the designer tuxedo collection. For Kwiecien, performing at the Met on opening … Continue reading

Posted in Opening Night Countdown | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

5 Days Until Opening Night: Supernumeraries

What is a supernumerary? Any of the non-singing actors on the stage of the Met. They can be members of a crowd, waiters, acrobats, soldiers–take your pick. Joe Barnes, Director of Supernumeraries, tells us more. A scene from Act II … Continue reading

Posted in Opening Night Countdown | Tagged , | 1 Comment

6 Days Until Opening Night: House Management

The House Management department includes ticket takers, box office staff, security guards, cleaning staff, and many more. Our House Manager Jim Naples, former Vice President of Operations for the New York Yankees, and Jenna Reyes, who spent 12 years as … Continue reading

Posted in Opening Night Countdown | Tagged , | Leave a comment

7 Days Until Opening Night: Met Chorus

Welcome to our opening night countdown! Every day for the next week leading up to the opening night gala, we’ll talk with a different person about their role in getting the Met season started. First up in our countdown: the … Continue reading

Posted in Opening Night Countdown | Tagged , | 1 Comment

A look at the rehearsals for the start of the season

Posted in Photo Galleries | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment