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Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Cunningham, witness how three women who live across different eras become interconnected to one another.

Why Watch The Hours

Experience the breath-taking adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Hours. Composed by the acclaimed and talented Kevin Puts, this opera will take you on an emotional journey through different eras and lives. Renowned sopranos Renée Fleming and Kelli O'Hara, along with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, showcase their immense talent in their reprised roles. Directed by the winner of the Sir Peter Hall Award, Phelim McDermott, and conducted by Kensho Watanabe, The Hours promises to be an absolute masterpiece. Book The Hours opera tickets and catch the show at the Metropolitan Opera House.

The Story

The Hours opera is a profound exploration of the lives of 3 women living in different times and places, interconnected through Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs. Dalloway. Albeit having completely different lives, these women share the same struggles, joys, and fears, showing the transcendent connections of human life. Will these women succeed in overcoming their personal challenges to create the lives they dream of? Book The Hours opera tickets to find out.

Great for

Fans of Virginia Woolf | Drama Nights | Opera Lovers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Opera

Opening Date: 05 May 2024

Closing Date: 31 May 2024

Theatre Name: Metropolitan Opera House

Theatre Capacity: 3,800

Metropolitan Opera House Seating Plan

Theatre Facilities: Restrooms, Restaurant and Water Fountain, Wheelchair Access, Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, Service Dogs Allowed, Visual Impairment Assistance

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast and Creatives

Leading Roles

Renée Fleming

Kelli O’Hara

Joyce DiDonato


Phelim McDermott


Kevin Puts


Michael Cunningham


Kensho Watanabe

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.
  • You will receive an email confirming your purchase.

  • You will receive your e-tickets via email within 3 hours from the time of the booking. You can access your tickets by clicking on the link available on the email.

  • If you book tickets more than 14 days in advance, you will receive the tickets 14 days prior to the show date.

  • The ticket can be presented digitally along with a valid photo ID at the entrance on the day of your visit.

  • Please note most of the theatres do not allow entry post the show start time and we recommend you reach the venue 10-15 minutes early.

  • Show timings may be subject to change every week/month. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

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