England, 1959 - 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 on the novel which inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s acclaimed thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her 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 in this stylish, vivid production.
Marnie is a co-commission and co-production with English National Opera.
Captured live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Sung in English.
This is a screening.