The Met: Live in HD – Porgy & Bess
February 1, 2020 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts
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The Met: Live in HD – Porgy & Bess

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1 p.m.
This production is not presented by the Collins Center, University of Maine or the University of Maine System
Collins Center for the Arts

One of America’s favorite operas takes the big screen on February 1. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved the Guardian when the new production premiered in London in 2018. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles and an all-star ensemble that includes Golda Schultz, Latonia Moore, Denyce Graves, Frederick Ballentine, and Alfred Walker. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Adult $25 | Senior $20 | Student $10 | All fees included

Estimated Run Time: 3 hrs  20 mins | Intermissions: 2

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Free informational sessions are held prior to each opera. Join the session to learn about the upcoming opera and meet up with other opera fans. Please join us!
January 28 – Dirigo Pines; 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
January 29 – Brewer Public Library; 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
January 30 – Orono Public Library; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

What is The Met: Live in HD Series?

The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning series, The Met: Live in HD, lets fans immerse themselves in opera 10 times a year. Up to 12 cameras capture the onstage drama, as well as the fascinating backstage action, and transmit it from New York City to the Collins Center for the Arts and other venues across the globe.