What Will Opera For The Big Screen Look Like?

“We’re entering a new era of opera when the Metropolitan Opera starts simulcasting to movie theatres. “It’s hard to predict what this high-tech, hybrid experience will look and feel like. Met productions have appeared often on small-screen PBS telecasts, but not on the big screen. Do you buy tickets in advance? Can you eat popcorn while the fat lady sings? What elements of the opera will be underscored or minimized by the medium? Nobody can say.”