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The MET Live in HD: Akhnaten (Philip Glass)

Saturday, Nov 23, 9:55 am
Tentative Run Time: 3:56 (236 minutes)

New Production/Met Premiere

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt.

Conductor: Karen Kamensek
Production: Phelim McDermott
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet
Choreographer: Sean Gandini
Cast: Dísella Lárusdóttir (Queen Tye), J’Nai Bridges (Nefertiti), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten), Aaron Blake (High Priest of Amon), Will Liverman (Horemhab), Richard Bernstein (Aye), Zachary James (Amenhotep)

Advance Tickets: Adult $23, Senior $21, Student (with I.D.) and  $19, Child (12 and under) $17, plus applicable fees. Lincoln Theatre Members receive $2 off all price levels. Full Season subscribers receive an additional 10% discount.

Tickets go on sale to Qualified MET Members on Thursday, July 11, 2019; Lincoln Theatre Members on Monday, July 15, 2019; and the General Public on Wednesday, July 17,2019.