Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly


Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry present a new English version of Puccini's Madam Butterfly.

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

Retold from a female, East-Asian perspective, this Madam Butterfly is transposed to 1980s Japan, where traditional cutlure collides with a new digital age, and the intimate exploration into the heart and mind of a young woman, is all the more poignant.

One of the best-loved operas of all time, Puccini's sublime music has been re-orchestrated to be performed by a diverse cast of eight singers, accompanied by four live musicians. This emotionally direct and beautiful production features one of Puccini’s most famous arias, Un bel dì vedremo.

Book Tickets

  • Mon 17 Feb 2020 7:30 PM £25.00/£20.00/£15.00/£10.00
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Book Tickets

  • Mon 17 February 7:30 PM

OperaUpClose in association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry

New orchestration by Ruth Chan
New English version by Poppy Burton-Morgan

 

  • "OperaUpClose is leading an artistic revolution."
       
    Sunday Times
  • Madly brilliant
       
    The Times
  • Makes a powerfully direct impact no opera house can match
       
    The Stage

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