VenueWaterside Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Second Space
From18th October 2014
To18th October 2014
What is currently on at Waterside Theatre (V1452754579)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T01690865583
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:T01690865583, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V1452754579

Production details

Sung in Italian wiith English surtitles. Running time: 2hrs 35mins (including interval)


Producer Ellen Kent
Company Opera and Ballet International
Performer Elena Dee
Performer Miki Mori

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