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Production Team

Production: Guy Joosten
Set Designer: Johannes Leiacker
Costume Designer: Jorge Jara
Lighting Designer: David Cunningham
Choreographer: Sean Curran

Please be advised that the following information refers to a production from the Met's 2007-2008 season. Explore our 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera Season to view the current repertory.

Roméo et Juliette

(Romeo and Juliet)

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min.

Gounod’s ultra-sensual interpretation of Shakespeare has the incandescent Anna Netrebko as Juliette with several high-voltage Roméos during the season, including Roberto Alagna for the first two performances, rising young tenor Joseph Kaiser in his company debut, and Matthew Polenzani for the Met’s New Year’s Eve gala. Nathan Gunn and Stéphane Degout share the role of Mercutio and Plácido Domingo presides on the podium.


Performance Dates/Tickets and Info

All performances for this production have passed, and tickets are no longer available.