The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Gounoud’s Romeo et Juliette comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on the big screen in HD Sunday, June 30, at 4 p.m. Presented by The Ridgefield Playhouse and Atria Senior Living Classical Series.

Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunite for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher’s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent.

Sher’s staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

For tickets, at $25 for members; $20 for seniors; $15 for students; and free for students under 18, call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795 or go online at

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a nonprofit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield.