Details

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 English titles.

Cast/Performers

Anne Sophie Duprels (Cio-Cio San), Merunas Vitulskis (Pinkerton), Peter Savidge (Sharpless), Ann Taylor (Suzuki), Joseph Shovelton (Goro), Dean Robinson (Bonze), Kate Bird (Kate Pinkerton), Christopher Nairne (Prince Yamadori)

Creatives/Company

Music: Puccini
Lyrics(s): Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica (1904)
Company: Opera North
Conductor: Martin Pickard
Director: Tim Albery
Design: Hildegard Bechtler
Costume: Ana Jebens
Lighting: Peter Mumford (original lighting designer)
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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0357058393. Details of all Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2007

Archive Listings

20 Mar 18
to
22 Mar 18
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
13 Mar 18
to
15 Mar 18
Theatre Royal
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
6 Mar 18
to
8 Mar 18
The Lowry
Salford
Greater Manchester
19 Jan 18
to
28 Feb 18
Grand Theatre and Opera House
Leeds
West Yorkshire

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