About This Show

Peter Grimes is under investigation for unthinkable transgressions, yet Benjamin Britten’s probing exploration of the nature of guilt and judgment implicates an entire fishing village.

Director John Doyle, a Tony Award winner for his interpretation of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, makes his Met debut answering the challenges of this modern masterpiece.

Show Details

Running Time: 3hr 15min (0 intermissions)
Dates: Opening Night: February 28, 2008 Final Performance: March 24, 2008

Theatermania Review

| | March 1, 2008
John Doyle’s production of Benjamin Britten’s opera is grimy and grim, but not for all the right reasons.