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Experience the life of Malcolm X through Anthony Davis's groundbreaking opera at the Metropolitan Opera. Grab your Malcolm X Broadway tickets now!

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Don't miss the chance to experience Anthony Davis’s opera, X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, finally at the Metropolitan Opera. This influential piece tells the story of the civil rights leader with a cast of breakout artists and young Met stars. With the triumphant baritone Will Liverman as Malcolm X and the esteemed writer Thulani Davis’s libretto, this production promises an unforgettable experience. Grab your Malcolm X opera Broadway tickets now and witness a unique operatic retelling of his life.

The Story

Malcolm X is an opera that imagines Malcolm as an Everyman, transcending time and space. The narrative delves into the life of the civil rights leader, illuminating his journey through a layered, jazz-inflected score. Book your X: The Life and Times of Malcolm Broadway tickets now to be a part of this time-transcending journey.

Great For

Fans of Drama | History Enthusiasts | Opera Lovers

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These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Opera

Audience: Suitable for 12+

Opening Date: 03 Nov 2023

Closing Date: 02 Dec 2023

Theatre Name: The Metropolitan Opera House

Theatre Capacity: 3800

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Theatre Facilities: Bar, Restaurant, Water Fountain, Toilets

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles

Will Liverman as Malcolm X

Leah Hawkins as Louise

Raehann Bryce-Davis as Ella

Michael Sumuel as Reginald

Victor Ryan Robertson as Elijah Muhammad


Robert O’Hara


Anthony Davis


Thulani Davis

Additional Tips

  • Remember that most Broadway is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • The opera is sung in English and Met Titles are in English.

  • 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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