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Madam Butterfly


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’.

Madam Butterfly will premiere at the Belgrade Theatre and follow with a UK tour including a four-week run at East London's Arcola Theatre. 

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