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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)
An American naval officer (Pinkerton) 'acquires' a 15 year old Geisha wife during a stay in Japan - but has no intention of staying with her. After a while he returns to the USA and marries his fiancee. Meanwhile, Butterfly waits for him for three years, cut off from her family, religion and culture by being an American wife. And she is now a mother. When he finally returns she is overjoyed, but he brings with him his new wife. Story originally published in a magazine. Sung in Italian with surtitles in English and Welsh
Approximate runtime 150minutes.


Leonardo Caimi (Pinkerton Se 24/26 Oct 14/15/19/20/26/28 Nov 2/4/9/11 and Spring 2022), Peter Auty (Pinkerton - Sep 28/ Oct 1/2/27 Nov 3/10/30 Dec 1), Tom Randle (Goro), Anna Harvey (Suzuki - Sep 24/26/28 Nov 30 Dec 1), Kezia Bienek (Suzuki Oct 1/2/14/15/26/27/28 Nov 9/10/11 and Spring 2022), Mark Stone (Sharpless - Autumn 2021), Gareth Brynmor John (Sharpless - Spring 2022), Joyce El-Khoury (Cio-Cio-San - Sep 24/28/ Oct 2/14/19/26/28 Nov 2/4/9), Alexia Voulgaridou (Cio-Cio-San - Sep 26 Oct 1/15/20/27 Nov 3/10 and Spring 2022), Meeta Raval (Cio-Cio-San - Nov 11/30 Dec 1), Keel Watson (The Bonze), Neil Balfour (Prince Yamadori), Meriel Andrew (Cousin), Monkia Sawa (Mother), Carolyn Jackson (Aunt), George Newton-Fitzgerald (Uncle Yakuside), Julian Boyce (Imperial Commissioner), Jack O'Kelly (Official Registrar), Sian Meinir (Kate Pinkerton), Emma Jackson (Bodyguard), Jenni Duffy (Bodyguard)


Music: Puccini
Lyrics(s): Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica (1904)
Company: Welsh National Opera
Conductor(s): Carlo Rizzi, James Southall (Plymouth/Llandudno)
Director(s): Lindy Hume, Denni Sayers (movement director)
Design(s): Isabella Bywater, Ash J Woodward (video)
Lighting: Elanor Higgins)


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Tour details for Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) 2021 to 2022

Between 22nd March 2022 and 14th May 2022 this tour will visit 5 venues in Milton Keynes, Plymouth, Birmingham, Liverpool and Southampton. Current and future dates only. This production has been listed in 4 venues since 14th October 2021.

Dates for Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) (Opera or Operetta) tour

Tue, 22nd March 2022 to Sat, 26th March 2022
  Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes» - 1 suppliers available

Sat, 9th April 2022
  Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth»

Sat, 23rd April 2022
  Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham»

Wed, 4th May 2022 to Sat, 7th May 2022
  Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool» - 1 suppliers available

Sat, 14th May 2022
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton»
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