Octogenarians Camp Out For Live Simulcasts of The Metropolitan Opera

Maybe opera’s not dead. These people arrived at the Strand Theater in Rockland, Maine, at 5:30AM. Why? To buy tickets for the Metropolitan Opera’s season of live simulcasts.

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True, I couldn’t spot anyone under 70, but still, think about it — it was 5:30AM and these people were literally camped out to buy tickets to a season of performances to be simulcast in a renovated movie theater. I guess The Met knew what they were doing.






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