Madame Butterfly - Melbourne City Ballet
Artistic Director Michael Pappalardo brings to life the tragic opera favourite, Madame Butterfly, featuring Puccini's signature score. Expect gorgeous costumes, impressive new scenery and stunning hair pieces in this dazzling work.
This ballet follows the story of Butterfly (Cho Cho-San) who marries an American sailor named Pinkerton, and together they have a child. After many years apart following the war, whilst Butterfly has remained loyal, Pinkerton returns to Japan with a new American wife. They have arrived to take away Cho-Cho's child and bring him up in the Americas.
Duration: 1 hr 40 mins including interval
Friend of the MEC $40
Group of 8+ $40