The Met: Live in HD – THE HOURS Opening at the Cinema Art Theater in Lewes

December 19th, 2022 - 1:00 pm

The Met: Live in HD – THE HOURS Opening at the Cinema Art Theater in Lewes

Renee Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and made a household name by the Oscar-winning 2002 film version starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, the powerful story concerns three women from different eras who each grapple with their inner demons and their roles in society. The exciting premiere radiates with star power, with Kelli O’Hara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato joining Fleming as the opera’s trio of heroines. Phelim McDermott—who most recently wowed Met audiences with his staging of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten—directs this compelling drama, with Met Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin on the podium to conduct Puts’s poignant and powerful score. [Est. Runtime 2 hrs 55 min]

Screening time are 1 pm Mon (Dec 19) and 5:30 pm on Tue (Dec 20). Admission is $20.00 RBFS Members & Gold Members, $25.00 General Audiences, $10.00 Student, $22.00 Seniors - 65 yrs and over. Purchase advance tickets at or at the Cinema Art Theater box office in Lewes beginning 30 minutes.

Please note: The Hours contains themes of suicide. If you or someone you know is considering self-harm or suicide, help is available from the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988 or visiting”

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