BREAKING NEWS: After 18 1/2 months, the Golden Chandeliers and curtain has officially gone up tonight at New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera with its first full-scale production back. Kicking off the legendary opera’s 2021-2022 season will be The Met’s premiere of Terence Blanchard‘s FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES.
FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES marks history as it is the first time in The Met’s history they are performing an opera by a black composer.
With a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells the tale about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship.
WELCOME BACK TO THE METROPOLITAN OPERA!!
BREAK A LEG!!!
HAVE A SAFE, HEALTHY, AND TRIUMPHANT SEASON BACK!!
Who is excited?!!