Madam Butterfly

The RoundApprox. 2hrs 15mins

Olivier-Award Winning OperaUpClose return to Scarborough with their new English version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly.

Credits:

Presented by OperaUpClose
Puccini
New Orchestration by Ruth Chan
New English Libretto by Poppy Burton-Morgan
Set & Costume Designer: Cindy Lin
Musical Director: Kelvin Lim

Price: From £10

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13 March - 14 March 2020
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Olivier-Award Winning OperaUpClose in association with the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry present a new English version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly.

A young woman is abandoned by the man for whom she sacrificed everything. But she is stronger than anyone imagined…

One of the best-loved operas of all time, Madam Butterfly’s glorious music and tragic heroine have enchanted audiences for more than a century. This ground-breaking reimagining of Puccini’s masterpiece will be told from a female, East-Asian perspective, performed by a diverse-led cast of talented singers and musicians.

Performed in a new orchestration, this emotionally direct and beautiful production features Puccini’s most famous arias, including ‘Un bel dì’.

Age guidance:12+


What the press said about OperaUpClose's La Bohème:

"A huge artistic success"
New York Times

★★★★
"madly brilliant"
The Times
 
★★★★
"a masterstroke"
Guardian

★★★★
"Puccini without a safety net"
Evening Standard 

★★★★
"Opera with the gloves off"
WhatsOnStage 

★★★★
Metro

★★★★
Sunday Express

★★★★
Daily Express


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