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Free Anna

Bel canto fanciers, diva fanatics and freebie queens alike will be delighted to hear that the Met is offering 2,500 gratis tickets to the September 22 open dress rehearsal of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, starring Anna Netrebko in the title role.

The tickets, limited to two per person, will be distributed through an online drawing held on the Met’s website. Registration for tickets begins today and runs through Thursday, September 15. Winners will be announced on the Met’s website on Friday, September 16.

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