Sat 23 October 5:55pm
Tickets on sale to Members from 1pm on Friday 24 September, and on General Sale at Midday on Tuesday 28 September.
Director: James Robinson, Camille A. Brown
Starring: Angel Blue, Latonia Moore, Will Liverman
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir.
The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship.
James Robinson and Camille A. Brown — two of the creators of the recent production of the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess — co-direct this new staging, live in cinemas on 23rd October 2021.
Baritone Will Liverman, one of opera’s most exciting young artists, stars as Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue as Destiny/Loneliness/Greta and Latonia Moore as Billie.