This show is part of Collected Works 2018
6–8 September 2018
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A LOVE STORY THAT REACHES ACROSS CULTURES,
ACROSS OCEANS, ACROSS TIME
A man enchanted by the beauty of the East. A woman in love with the promise of the West.
Separated by a vast ocean and many years, what will become of their love?
U.S. Naval officer B.F. Pinkerton is ashore in Japan, and captivated with its beauty and freedoms. When the gorgeous geisha Butterfly arrives, he is transfixed. She falls hopelessly in love, and a passionate marriage begins.
Years later, Pinkerton has left. Butterfly waits faithfully for him to return. Dawn breaks on a ship in the harbour.
What will become of her great hope?
Puccini’s popular opera inspired the musical Miss Saigon. It is filled with gorgeous music, from the lovers’ first rapturous embrace to the intense finale. It features the famous aria One Fine Day and the Humming Chorus.
One of Australia’s greatest theatrical minds, John Bell, directs this English-language production, complete with beautiful costumes and sets and wonderful singing.
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Thursday 6 September, 7.30pm
Friday 7 September, 7.30pm
Saturday 8 September, 1pm & 7.30pm
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER:
SET & COSTUMES REALISED BY:
YAMADORI / BUTLER
The opera is performed with a chamber ensemble of 12 musicians.
Approximately 145 minutes, including interval.
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