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La Boheme
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La Boheme

Metropolitan Opera House
10 Oct 2023 - 13 Jan 2024
3 hr with 2 intervals
Suitable for 13+
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Why Watch La Bohème?

  • Experience the timeless tragedy of Puccini’s La Bohème, a classic opera that continues to inspire with its emotive performances.
  • Witness an impressive lineup of artists, with three dynamic duos alternating in the lead roles.
  • Watch Maestros Carlo Rizzi and Marco Armiliato take the helm to conduct this stunning masterpiece.
  • Immerse yourself in Franco Zeffirelli’s magnificent production, which brings the Bohemian world of Paris to life. Get your tickets for La Boheme opera today!

About Show

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La Bohème is a Puccini opera that has stood the test of time, captivating audiences with its heart-breaking story and beautiful music. This production at the Metropolitan Opera House features an impressive lineup of artists, with three dynamic duos alternating in the roles of bohemian lovers Mimì and Rodolfo. The magnificent production, overseen by maestros Carlo Rizzi and Marco Armiliato, is a testament to the enduring allure of this classic opera. Don’t miss your chance to experience La Bohème, secure your opera tickets today.

The Story

La Bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini. It follows the story of a group of young bohemians living in Paris during the 1830s. In the heart of this group are the seamstress Mimì and the poet Rodolfo, who fall in love, but their happiness is short-lived. The struggles of poverty and illness lead to heartbreak in this timeless tale of love and loss.

Cast & Crew

  • Mimì: Federica Lombardi, Anita Hartig, Elena Stikhina
  • Rodolfo: Matthew Polenzani, Stephen Costello, Joseph Calleja
  • Musetta and Marcello: Olga Kulchynska, Heidi Stober, Kristina Mkhitaryan, Adam Plachetka, Alexey Markov
  • Conductors: Carlo Rizzi and Marco Armiliato
  • Production: Franco Zeffirelli
  • Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This show is recommended for ages 13+.
  • Sung in Italian with Met Titles in English, German, Spanish and Italian.
  • Please keep in mind that Broadway theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Tickets Redemption

  • You will receive an email confirmation with your La Bohème opera voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Metropolitan Opera House

The Metropolitan Opera House is an iconic venue located in Lincoln Center, New York City. This massive theatre, with a seating capacity of 3800, is a cultural landmark known for hosting some of the world's most renowned operatic productions. Its grand architecture and state-of-the-art facilities enhance the overall theatrical experience, making it a must-visit destination for all opera lovers.

Seating Capacity: 3,800

The Metropolitan Opera Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Subway: Take the No. 1 train to 66th Street Lincoln Center station

Bus: Buses M5, M7, M10, M11, M20, M66, M104, and BxM2 stop at the Metropolitan Opera House

Available Facilities: Bar, Restaurant, Water Fountain, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Restrooms, Wheelchair Spaces, Visual and Hearing Assistance, Breathing Devices

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that the Metropolitan Opera House is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: The Metropolitan Opera House does not allow outside food inside the theatre but they do have a café or restaurant inside the premises.

Frequently Asked Questions About La Bohème Tickets

How do I buy tickets to La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House?

You can buy your La Bohème opera tickets online for a hassle-free and convenient experience that ensures the best deals and discounts.

How much do the La Bohème opera tickets cost?

The cost of La Bohème opera tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

How can I buy cheap or discounted tickets to La Bohème opera at the Metropolitan Opera House?

The best way to buy cheap La Bohème opera tickets is to book them online where you can often come across attractive discounts. Book your La Bohème opera tickets in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute tickets to La Bohème opera?

You can easily buy last-minute La Bohème opera tickets online.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted La Bohème opera tickets?

Booking La Bohème opera tickets online gives you the opportunity to select your specific seats, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for La Bohème?

La Bohème opens on October 10, 2023, at the Metropolitan Opera House.

What age is La Bohème appropriate for?

La Bohème is most suitable for children aged 13 and above.

How long does La Bohème opera run for?

The running time for La Bohème is about 3 hours with a 35-minute and a 30-minute intermission.

What is La Bohème about?

La Bohème is a timeless tragedy that revolves around the life of bohemian lovers in Paris. The story is deeply emotional and explores themes of love, friendship, and the struggles of everyday life.

Who are the main stars of La Bohème?

The main stars of La Bohème include sopranos Federica Lombardi, Anita Hartig, and Elena Stikhina and tenors Matthew Polenzani, Stephen Costello, and Joseph Calleja.

What is the dress code while attending La Bohème?

There is no specific dress code at the Metropolitan Opera House. However, it is advisable to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and carry a light sweater or jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

What are the facilities available at the Metropolitan Opera House?

The Metropolitan Opera House has multiple facilities including a bar, restaurant, water fountain, toilets, and restrooms.

Is outside food allowed while attending La Bohème?

No, outside food is not allowed during La Bohème. However, the Metropolitan Opera House has a café or restaurant inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

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