Merry Widow DVD
The engaging Franz Lehár operetta gets to show its staying power via this lush staging at the Met for "Metropolitan Opera HD Live." Renée Fleming shines as the heroine courted for her cash in her late husband's homeland; Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara, Sir Thomas Allen, Alek Shrader also star. Staging by Susan Stroman; Sir Andrew Davis conducts. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.