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Theater Treasures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Members say: Thought-provoking, Interesting, Intelligent, Delightful, Fun

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If you love visual art, and you love theater, then this tour is your dream come true!  

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On your guided stroll through the galleries, you’ll learn about the links between theater and great works of art by Renoir, Degas, Picasso, Seurat, Carvaggio, Sargent and others. Your guide is a fourth-generation stage performer with summa cum laude degrees from Northwestern in theater and art history, and an experienced arts educator.

The tour lasts 90 minutes, with extensive walking. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. Suitable for art lovers of all ages.

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Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Interesting, Informative, Illuminating

See it if you want an intelligent, engaging tour of the Met by a guide with a fascinating knowledge of both the theater and art.

Don't see it if you're not interested in theater insights as reflected in art works ranging from ancient Greece through modern/contemporary art.

Also Marin is a very intelligent, engaging actress with a phenomenal knowle... Read more Read less


See it if Want a quick walkthrough of a dozen or so pieces of Art that have a relationship to some part of theatre history

Don't see it if Expect a tour of the MET

Interesting, Enlightening, Great guide

See it if You are interested in the connections between fine art and theater through time

Don't see it if You don’t like art or are interested in the story/history behind particular pieces.

Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Relevant, Interesting

See it if You are interested in the stages of art over the year and how it connects to the theater.

Don't see it if You have no interst in art or theater.

Thought-provoking, Interesting, Fun, Unique, Knowledgeable presenter

See it if You like a thought-provoking tour of art related to theatre through the ages.

Don't see it if You don’t like being lead on a museum tour with others.

Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like to see theatre related art gems and understand some history of theatre presented by an enthusiastic articulate guide

Don't see it if if you expect to be introduced to more than 8 art pieces... this tour would be better value if it was an hour longer & more art described

Disappointing, Superficial, Enthusiastic, Had potential

See it if you have little or no background in history of theater or art history but enjoy both; you enjoy anecdotal stories

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious look at theater in art that goes beyond a surface scratching or a look beyond the obvious in the Met collect.

Also Appreciate the enthusiasm of the guide but wish the tour had gone deep... Read more Read less


See it if Marin's theater tour of the Metropolitan Museum was superb. She knows her way around both the art and theater worlds.

Don't see it if you're content with your present knowledge.