Originally Posted By: Barbara
41 times over a 97-year span? Hm. I wonder how many times Faust was performed during that same period. The old Met was once nicknamed the Faustspielhaus because they did it so often.

Faust has been performed 747 times by the Met, according to their online archives. Some of these performances took place away from NYC, e.g. Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, St Louis, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., Baltimore, etc., up to about 1972.