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Met's operas on movie screens for holidays

Published December 21, 2011 8:13 am

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The Metropolitan Opera, and your local movie theater, want to add a little opera to your holidays.

The Met's "Met Live in HD" program, which beams live opera productions to theaters nationwide, is presenting two encores this week: Mozart's "The Magic Flute" on Wednesday night (Dec. 21), and Engelbert Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" on Thursday , Dec. 22.

Both productions are abridged, and sung in English, so the kids won't get too bored.

Screenings start at 6:30 p.m. both nights. Tickets range from $8.50 to $11.50, depending on location and patron age (there are discounts for seniors and children), and are available at http://www.fathomevents.com.

Utah theaters participating in the event are:

• Century 16, 125 E. 3300 South, South Salt Lake City.

• Cinemark Bountiful 8, 206 S. 625 West, Bountiful.

• Century Union Heights 16, 7670 Union Park Ave., Midvale.

• Cinemark 24, 7301 Jordan Landing Blvd., West Jordan.

• Cinemark Draper, 12129 S. State St., Draper.

• Cinemark Farmington, 900 W. Clark Lane, Farmington.

• Holiday Village 4, 1776 Park Ave., Park City.

• Tinseltown 17, 720 W. 1500 North, Layton.

• Tinseltown Newgate, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden.

• Cinemark University Mall, 1010 S. 800 East, Orem.