OperaUpClose presents

Madam Butterfly

Monday 16 March 2020


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

A young woman abandoned by the man for whom she 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 culture 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-led cast of eight singers, accompanied by four live musicians.

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Event Info


£35 – £18.50

Please note that this evening’s performance will go ahead as planned. Find up-to-date information here.
If you have any further queries about your tickets, please contact our Box Office on 01392 72 63 63.

members discount available

Running Time

2 hours 15 mins (including interval) book now

Supplementary Event

Pre-Show Dining - Madam Butterfly

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