Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Movies > The Metropolitan Opera: Nixon in China

The Metropolitan Opera: Nixon in China

(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: No Rating
  • Director: John Adams   Cast: Kathleen Kim, Janis Kelly, Robert Brubaker, Russell Braun, James Maddalena
  • Running Time: 255 minutes
  • Reader Rating: Write a Review

Share this listing





Release Date

Feb 12, 2011

Release Notes



NCM Fathom brings the fifth season of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Adams's opera Nixon in China will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theaters. Acclaimed director and longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars makes his Met debut with this groundbreaking 1987 work, an exploration of the human truths beyond the headlines surrounding President Nixon's 1972 encounter with Communist China. Baritone James Maddalena stars in the title role.


Top 10 Movies

  1. The Accountant
  2. Kevin Hart: What Now?
  3. The Girl on the Train
  4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  5. Deepwater Horizon
  6. Storks
  7. The Magnificent Seven
  8. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
  9. Sully
  10. The Birth of a Nation