Tickets for these wonderful Holiday Encores in HD are available at www.digiplexdest.com or at the theaters' box offices listed below.
Production by Julie Taymor
Starring Ying Huang as Pamina, Erika Miklósa as the Queen of the Night, Matthew Polenzani as Tamino, Nathan Gunn as Papageno, and René Pape as Sarastro
In Julie Taymor’s fantastical production of Mozart’s classic opera, the hero Tamino teams up with the comical bird-catcher Papageno to win the hand of the beautiful princess Pamina. To find her, the two unlikely friends must navigate through a mysterious world of supernatural dangers and avoid the wrath of Pamina’s vengeful mother, the evil Queen of the Night.
Theaters: - Digiplex Cranford Theater
Thursday, December 22 - 6:30 p.m. ET
Production by Richard Jones
Starring Christine Schäfer as Gretel, Alice Coote as Hansel, Rosalind Plowright as Gertrud, Philip Langridge as the Witch, Alan Held as Peter
In this English-language version of Humperdinck’s opera, the famous fairy tale siblings wander into the forest in search of strawberries and find themselves in the clutches of an evil witch, who is determined to turn them into gingerbread cookies. The score includes the familiar “Evening Prayer,” in which the children, alone in the forest, ask for 14 angels to guard them as they sleep.
863 Park Avenue