The original building of the With was built around the end of the nineteenth century and was opened on 22 October 1883. There are also performances from 1931 broadcast over the radio. To 1966 was the opera house located at the intersection of Broadway and West 39th Street.After that it moved to the Lincoln Center.
The performances at the Metropolitan Opera under the name Pathé Opera in Netherlands live screened in movie theaters by Pathé inRotterdam(Pathé schouwburgplein), the Hague(Pathé Buitenhof) and Amsterdam(Tuschinski). In a number of other Pathé movie theaters are the performances recorded and will be shown at other times.