Traditional approach to material, Staging created visually applaud-worthy tableaus, Intense, Greatly moving, Absorbing
See it if
Brought 20 students who'd never seen an opera before. They were awestruck, and we were in the cheap seating. Transformative entertainment.
Don't see it if
No reason not to attend, especially with the Met offering all sorts of discounts. Rigoletto's three hours just flew by.