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This Season's Met Offerings Lead New Additions to Event Cinema Release Schedule

Box Office Insider By Jim Amos | Box Office Insider August 18, 2014 at 10:20AM

It's always a big deal when The Met Opera announces its season lineup and Event Cinema fans are now chomping at the bit for the opera's season offerings. In addition, the British Museum announced two new exhibition events, "The Vikings" and "Pompeii"
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You're a fan of The Met Opera, you say?  Well this is the week every week that you all wait for.  The opera announced its 2014-2015 season this past week and Fathom will broadcast them all live.  The season starts on October 11th with "Macbeth", continues with "Le Nozze di Figaro" and includes such Met favorites as "Carmen" and "The Barber of Seville".  Carmike Cinemas' recently completed acquisition of Bud Mayo's Digiplex Theatres and Diginext direct-to-consumer release platform, shows how serious major theatre chains are taking Alternative Content.

Let's take a look at the rest of the year in Event Cinema...

DATE  EVENT
CURR. SATURDAY ENGLISH PREMIERE LEAGUE SOCCER
8/21    DOCTOR WHO PREMIERE EVENT
8/16    NATIONAL THEATRE COMPANY: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
9/13    MAYWEATHER V. MAIDANA
9/18    FAT, SICK AND NEARLY DEAD 2
9/28    ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
10/2    TIM RICE'S FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

british museum vikings

10/7    THE BRITISH MUSEUM: THE VIKINGS
10/11  THE MET OPERA: MACBETH
10/16  THE ROYAL BALLET: MANON
10/18  THE MET OPERA: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
10/23  THE BRITISH MUSEUM: POMPEII
10/26  THE BOLSHOI BALLET: THE LEGEND OF LOVE
10/30  RIFF TRAX LIVE: ANACONDA
11/1    THE MET OPERA: CARMEN
11/22  THE MET OPERA: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
12/13  THE MET OPERA: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG
12/16  THE ROYAL BALLET: ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
12/21  THE ROYAL BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

This article is related to: Event Cinema, The Met Opera, Carmike Cinemas, Bud Mayo


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