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Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater Tickets

A new way to experience theatre, by way of a tour at the Met.
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About Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater

Get ready to go behind the scenes! Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater in New York uses the artwork of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts to offer a unique perspective on the evolution of theatre. Get Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater in New York tickets on TodayTix!

From ancient Greek statues of actors to artwork that has inspired iconic Broadway musicals, Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater takes you on a journey through time and across cultures, exploring the deep-rooted connection between art and the stage.

This one-of-a-kind experience blends art, history, and interactive elements. As you explore the halls of the museum, you will interact with activities and questions that serve to ignite your passion for theatre. Discover how artists have incorporated performance into their creations for thousands of years and gain a newfound appreciation for the art form that has captivated audiences throughout history.

Book your Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater tickets and deepen your understanding of the profound influence theater has had on the world of art.

Run time

1h 30m

Start date

May 19th, 2023

End date

April 28th, 2024

Categories

Tours, Off Broadway

Age

12+

Venue

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave, New York, NY, United States, 10028

More information about Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater

Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater invites you to engage with the art of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts and learn about the fascinating stories behind these pieces and more. Uncover the secrets of theatre while exploring different cultures and time periods, and be inspired by the creativity and ingenuity of artists who have masterfully incorporated the theme of theater into their works.

Did you know the Metropolitan Museum of Arts displays a Greek terracotta relief known as the “Gela Krater,” which depicts a chorus of actors wearing masks and performing in a tragedy? Or that the Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting “Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary” captures the glamour and allure of the theatre in the late 19th century?

What to Watch For

  • Take a journey through time as you explore the Met's collection of artwork inspired by the stories that later became Broadway musicals. Discover how artists from different cultures and eras have incorporated theatrical themes into their creations, bridging the gap between visual arts and the stage.
  • The Met's collection includes a notable artwork called “The Dance Class” by Edgar Degas, which captures a behind-the-scenes glimpse of ballet dancers rehearsing. It showcases Degas's fascination with the performing arts.
  • Another highlight is the “Théâtre de l'Opéra” series by Jean-Louis Forain, which portrays scenes from the Paris Opera House in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These artworks provide a peek into the world of opera and theatre during that period.
  • The Met's collection also includes a series of lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who captured the vibrant atmosphere of the Moulin Rouge and Parisian cabaret culture. These artworks depict performers, such as dancers and singers, in 19th-century Paris.

Frequently asked questions

What is the running time of Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater?

1h 30m

Where is Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater?

Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater is at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located in New York, NY, United States, 10028.

How much are tickets for Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater?

Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater tickets start at $45.

What is the age recommendation for Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater?

12+

How do you get tickets for Staged: The Museum Tour for People Who Love Theater?

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