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The Magic Flute
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The Magic Flute

Metropolitan Opera House
08 Dec 2023 - 30 Dec 2023
1 hr 55 min
Suitable for 8+
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Why Watch The Magic Flute?

  • The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart's enchanting fairy tale, The Magic Flute, in a family-friendly production on Broadway this holiday season.
  • Conductors Patrick Furrer and Gareth Morrell lead an exceptional cast in Julie Taymor's magical staging, with tenors Piotr Buszewski and Joshua Blue sharing the role of Prince Tamino and the clever Princess Pamina portrayed by sopranos Janai Brugger and Liv Redpath.
  • Witness Mozart's operatic allegory that explores themes of love and truth through the intertwined narratives of two couples.
  • This sublime fable seamlessly weaves between earthy comedy and noble mysticism, creating a captivating narrative.
  • The song-play format is excellent for navigating the diverse moods of the story and score, ranging from solemn to lighthearted.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Witness The Magic Flute opera on Broadway in The Metropolitan Opera's enchanting rendition of Mozart's fairy tale. Patrick Furrer and Gareth Morrell conduct an outstanding cast under Julie Taymor's remarkable direction. Tenors Piotr Buszewski and Joshua Blue share the role of Tamino, the courageous prince embarking on a quest to win the witty Princess Pamina, played by sopranos Janai Brugger and Liv Redpath.

The renowned tenor Rolando Villazón reprises his uproarious role as the hapless bird catcher Papageno, alternating with baritone Alexander Birch Elliott, while soprano Kathryn Lewek takes on the role of the Queen of the Night, accompanied by basses Brindley Sherratt and James Creswell as Sarastro. Mozart's enchanting operatic allegory explores the themes of love and truth through the intertwined narratives of two couples—one grounded in the earthly realm, the other existing in the celestial sphere.

Show Timings

  • Show timings for The Magic Flute may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Piotr Buszewski and Joshua Blue as Prince Tamino, Janai Brugger and Liv Redpath as Princess Pamina, Rolando Villazón and Alexander Birch Elliott as bird catcher Papageno, Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night and Brindley Sherratt and James Creswell as Sarastro
  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Conductor: Patrick Furrer, Gareth Morrell
  • Direction: Julie Taymor
  • Choreography: Mark Dendy

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 8+.
  • Please keep in mind that most 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

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your 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.

The Metropolitan Opera House

The Metropolitan Opera House, located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Broadway, is home to the Metropolitan Opera and has been since it opened in 1966. The theatre, designed by Wallace Harrison, is one of the world's largest opera houses with a seating capacity of 3800. The Metropolitan Opera House is renowned for its technologically advanced stage facilities, its excellent acoustics, and the grandeur of its auditorium and front-of-house spaces.

Seating Capacity: 3800

Metropolitan Opera House 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 most theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

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