Go to Madame Butterfly, 6–8 September 2018

This show is part of Collected Works 2018

Collected Works 2018

Show details:

Synopsis

6–8 September 2018

SNEAK PEEK: Madame Butterfly will be part of Collected Works 2018 season. Season Ticket Packages go on sale in October 2017.

 Collected Works 2018

 

 

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?

Madame Butterfly is a love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time.

U.S. Naval officer B.F. Pinkerton is ashore in Japan, and captivated with its beauty and freedoms. He decides to take a wife, and when the gorgeous geisha Butterfly arrives, he is transfixed by her charms. She falls hopelessly in love, and a passionate marriage begins.

Years later, Pinkerton has returned home. Abandoned by her family, Butterfly waits faithfully for her husband 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, along with Japanese and American musical themes.

One of Australia’s greatest theatrical minds, John Bell, directs this English-language production, complete with beautiful costumes and sets.

Hear Opera Australia’s wonderful singers perform with a chamber orchestra, along with a children’s chorus, drawn from local communities.


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Dates

6–8 September 2018

Credits

PRESENTED BY:
Opera Australia

CONDUCTOR:
Warwick Stengards

DIRECTOR:
John Bell

SET & COSTUME DESIGNER
:
Jennie Tate

SET & COSTUMES REALISED BY:
Julie Lynch

LIGHTING DESIGNER:
Matt Scott

CHOREOGRAPHER:
Sachiko Tange

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Opera Australia

CATEGORY:
Opera

DURATION
:
TBC

WARNINGS:
TBC

SUIT CHILDREN?:
TBC

GROUP BOOKINGS:
Group tickets are not available online.
To make a group booking, please phone
(02) 6275 2700 during business hours or
email groups@canberratheatrecentre.com.au

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
ACCESS INFORMATION


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