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The mellifluous music and high-pitched tenor of Mozart’s The Magic Flute accompanied by the mesmerizing puppets and visual theatrics makes for a captivating show. The Lion King Musical Producer Julie Taymor has produced The Magic Flute which has become a holiday tradition at the Met for more than a decade now. The 17th-century opera has been reproduced suitably for family audiences and narrates the mystical story of Prince Tamino and his quest for wisdom and love. The Magic Flute has a talented cast, led by conductor Harry Bicket, and high-production quality with colorful stage props that make the show a sensory delight! Here's a handy link where you can get all information regarding The Magic Flute Opera tickets.

The Magic Flute: Broadway Story

The Magic Flute is an abridged English-language version of the famous opera composed by the 18th-century musician Mozart. The Magic Flute is a story of the triumph of truth, courage and the eternal quest for love. The story is about Prince Tamino, who is rescued from the clutches of a serpent by three attendants of the Queen of the Night. While they are gone, Papageno a bird-catcher, arrives on the scene and claims he saved the Prince.

Tamino is given a portrait of Pamina, the daughter of the Queen of the Night, who has been kidnapped by the evil Sarastro. Tamino falls in love with her image and promises to rescue her. The three attendants gift him a magic flute that protects him from the hardships of the journey. It’s only on his quest he realizes that Sarastro is not evil! Watch The Magic Flute to find the villain and if Tamino meets Pamina and Papageno finds love.

Practical Info

Show Details

Show Timings
Dec 19 - 7:30 PM
December 22 & January 5 - 8:00 PM
December 24 & January 3 - 7:00 PM
December 29 - 1:00 PM
January 1 - 1:30 PM

1 hour & 42 minutes including one intermission.

Directed by
Julie Taymor

Leading Roles
Ben Bliss as Tamino
Erin Morley as Pamina

Conducted by
Harry Bicket

Music by
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Recommended for ages 8 and above.

Available Facilities
In-house bar
Wheelchair accessible

The MET Opera has a seating capacity of 3,800.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in Theater District.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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The Magic Flute Performance

The Magic Flute first debuted at the Metropolitan Opera House in 2005, the following year it was adapted for children and since then, it has been playing the 102-minute version every year.

The Magic Flute Opera: Critic Reviews

“There were delighted children everywhere. The special effects in this show rely on wonderfully old-fashioned theatrical techniques.”
- The New York Post

“This Magic Flute is likely to be remembered more for the way it looks than how it sounds.”
- NYMag

The Magic Flute Opera Tickets

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The Magic Flute - MET Opera Ticket Prices

Parterre - $180
Grand Tier - $135
Dress Circle - $110
Balcony - $60
Family Circle - $40

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About Metropolitan Opera House

The Magic Flute performed annually at the Metropolitan Opera House situated in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Opened on September 16, 1966, it is the largest repertory opera house in the world. The fan-shaped auditorium seats up to 3,800 people across five tiers. Popularly referred to as ‘The Met,’ it has luxuriant interiors of gold and burgundy, and the gold-leaf covered ceiling makes for an impressive theatre. The Opera House has staged over 11,000 performances and 164 operas and remains to date the most technologically advanced theatre in the world.

Locations: 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, USA
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The Magic Flute Opera Tickets

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