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VenueRegent Theatre
Other spaces: Britannia Suite
From5th June 2007
To9th June 2007
WhenJun07 5,7,9
PricesFrom £7.50. To £41.00.
What is currently on at Regent Theatre (V124)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T416675334
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.
Music Puccini
Lyrics Giuseppe Giacosa
Lyrics Luigi Illica (1904)

Archive :: production:T416675334, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V124
Current production:Work

Production details

Sun in Italian with English supertitles. Running time 2 hours 50 mins


Company Scottish Opera
Conductor Francesco Corti
Conductor Derek Clark
Director David McVicar (David McVicar (original director)
Director Leah Hausman (director/movement director)
Design Yannis Thavoris
Lighting Paule Constable (original lighting)
Lighting Robert B Dickson
Performer Rebecca Nash (Cio-Cio San)
Performer Jennifer Johnston (Suzuki)
Performer John Hudson (B.F. Pinkerton)
Performer Garry Magee (Sharpless)
Performer Harry Nicolls (Goro)
Performer Richard Wiegold (The Bonze)
Performer Gareth Rhys Davies (Yamadori)
Performer Catriona Barr (Kate Pinkerton)

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