Experience dazzling and thought-provoking performances in the context of The Met's unparalleled collection and exhibitions. The Museum's theater and iconic gallery spaces provide settings for an extensive array of singular performances, commissions, world premieres, and site-specific durational performances.
Tickets to paid performances include Museum admission on the day of the event. Free performances are complimentary with Museum admission. For more information, please call 212-570-3949.
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The Shanghai Peking Opera presents this classic tale of love and suicide in a dramatic one-hour performance starring Shi Yihong, in The Met's intimate Astor Court.
The critically acclaimed and fast-rising Aizuri Quartet is the MetLiveArts 2017–18 Quartet in Residence, offering thought provoking and elegantly balanced charismatic performances.
Art from the Kingdom of Kongo in The Met's galleries, a shifting political landscape, and the tumultuous history of Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula's homeland all serve as muses for this insightful and provocative dancer.
Gallim Dance—led by choreographer, founder, and artistic director Andrea Miller—is Artist in Residence at The Met for the 2017–18 season, creating new works designed to interact with the Museum's galleries and great spaces.