Doctor Atomic


· Title: The Metropolitan Opera: Doctor Atomic
· Date: Saturday, November 8th, 2008
· Run Time: 201 minutes
· Start Time: 10 AM
· Rating: NR (Suitable for all Audiences)

Presenting the excitement of The Met: Live in HD on the Big Screen: The LIVE transmission of John Adams’ Doctor Atomic will be shown for one day only on Saturday, November 8th at 10 AM. John Adams’ contemporary masterpiece explores a momentous episode of modern history: the creation of the atomic bomb. Director Penny Woolcock makes her Met debut with this gripping story that changed the course of history. Baritone Gerald Finley plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, with Alan Gilbert conducting.