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THE MET OPERA: Marnie

E Opera

Synopsis

When a compulsive thief is caught red-handed and blackmailed into marriage, the strange new arrangement might hold the key to unlock her mysterious past.

Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based the novel which inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s acclaimed psychological thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother.

Costume design is by Madonna's collaborator of twenty years, Arianne Phillips, who created every item seen on stage in this stylish, vivid production. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

Marnie is a co-commission and co-production with English National Opera, where the production premiered in 2017.

Release Date 9 February 2019
Running Time 3hr 17m
Rating E
Cast Isabel Leonard, Christopher Maltman
Director Michael Mayer

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