Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Fire Shut Up in My Bones

In Theaters Sat, Feb 12

The Met: Live in HD

Fire Shut Up in My Bones

210 Minutes

By popular demand, an additional encore showing of Fire Shut Up in My Bones will be presented on February 12, 2022.

The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, this opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship.

By popular demand, an additional encore showing of Fire Shut Up in My Bones will be presented on February 12, 2022.

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir. The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. James Robinson and Camille A. Brown—two of the creators of the recent production of the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess—co-direct this new staging, live in cinemas on October 23. Baritone Will Liverman, one of opera’s most exciting young artists, stars as Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue as Destiny/Loneliness/Greta and Latonia Moore as Billie.

*Content Advisory: Fire Shut Up In My Bones addresses adult themes and contains some adult language.

Music: Terence Blanchard / Libretto by Kasi Lemmons
Language: English, with English subtitles

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Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Categories: Performing Arts

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SYNOPSIS & CAST SHEET

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Angel Blue

Destiny/Loneliness/Greta

Angel Blue

Destiny/Loneliness/Greta

Angel Blue

Latonia Moore

Billie

Latonia Moore

Billie

Latonia Moore

Will Liverman

Charles

Will Liverman

Charles

Will Liverman

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