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(Revised from original 2009 version)
The Metropolitan Opera (A)
In April 2007, the New York City Metropolitan Opera's general manager Peter Gelb looks back on the first season of a daring experiment to broadcast performances live in high-definition to movie theaters across North America. While the "Live in HD" program has received mostly positive reviews, there are lingering concerns. Do the benefits of the simulcasts continue to outweigh the possible drawbacks and the significant operational and financial resources?
Entertainment and Recreation Industry;
Elberse, Anita, and Crissy Perez. "The Metropolitan Opera (A)." Harvard Business School Case 509-033, March 2009. (Revised from original December 2008 version.)