Experience the ninth season of the Metropolitan Operaâ??s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of LehÃ¡râ??s The Merry Widow will be presented live on Saturday, January 17 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT, followed by an encore presentation in select cinemas on Wednesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. in all time zones. The great RenÃ©e Fleming stars as the beguiling woman who captivates all of Paris in LehÃ¡râ??s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her team, set designer Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray), have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maximâ??s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli Oâ??Hara is Valencienne. Sir Andrew Davis conducts.