The Metropolitan Opera celebrates the holidays this year with three spectacular productions of audience favorites, including the company’s popular English-language family presentation of Hansel and Gretel. (The December 28 matinee performance is preceded by a special holiday open house, free to all ticket-holders.) Don’t miss your chance to spend the season with the world’s greatest singers on the world’s greatest stage.

Illustration: Mei Kanamoto / Metropolitan Opera

Hansel and Gretel


The second of the Met’s English-language family presentations, Richard Jones’s production offers a delightfully twisted take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale.

Le Nozze di Figaro


Mozart’s comic yet profound masterpiece explores love, betrayal, and human nature over the course of one crazy day in an aristocratic Spanish household.

The Merry Widow


A fabulously wealthy woman sets out to conquer glamorous old Paris and get the one thing that has eluded her—a commitment from her playboy first love.