Are there subtitles at the Metropolitan Opera?

Every spot in the opera house is outfitted with a small seat-back screen featuring subtitles in multiple languages, making it simple to follow along with the onstage action, regardless of whether the performers are singing in Italian, French, German, Russian, or Czech.

How do I get subtitles on a Met Opera stream?

Click on the Subtitles menu in the player to choose from the available subtitles, or to turn off subtitles. Users can switch between any of these options at any time during playback of an opera.

Can you wear jeans to the Metropolitan Opera?

There is no dress code at the Metropolitan Opera, but we always encourage our audience to dress to impress.

Is there a dress code for the Metropolitan Opera?

Dress up as much or as little as you want. For some, the opera is an opportunity to go all out; no matter what you wear, there will be someone more opulent than you. Some still wear gowns and gloves.

How long are Met Opera intermissions?

approximately 30-40 minutes

Intermission times vary from production to production but most run approximately 30-40 minutes.

How can I watch the Met opera for free?

All “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30pm EDT and will remain available via the homepage of for 23 hours. The homepage link will open the performance on the Met Opera on Demand streaming service. The performance will also be viewable on all Met Opera on Demand apps.

How do I watch Met Opera on my smart TV?

Can I watch on my TV? Yes. Met Opera on Demand is now available on Apple TV (4th gen), Roku, Samsung Smart TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Users may also connect the Met Opera on Demand iOS app to Apple TV using AirPlay and the Met Opera on Demand Android app to Chromecast.

Do you have to wear a mask at the Met opera?

All audience members must wear face masks at all times inside the Met, except when eating or drinking in designated areas. Acceptable face masks include tight-fitting cloth masks, surgical masks, or a more protective mask such as a KN95, KF94, or N95. Gaiters, bandanas, or masks with exhalation valves are not allowed.

Why are opera tickets so expensive?

But why are opera tickets so expensive? The answer is simple: a vast number of people are needed: orchestra, chorus, principals, crew and so on. The result is glorious and the most “immediate” of art forms in which narrative, music, scenery combine to bewitch you.