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Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini

Opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Based on the story by John Luther Long and the play by David Belasco
Sung in Italian with English translations above the stage
Approximate running time: 2 hours and 55 minutes



Approximate running time: 2 hours and 55 minutes

From her little house on a hill overlooking the Nagasaki port, with a little boy at her side, Butterfly awaits the return of her beloved. Three years earlier, at the tender age of fifteen, she married Pinkerton, a Lieutenant in the United States Navy, and now he’s back to break her heart. Filled with Puccini’s most expansive melodies, Madama Butterfly is at the top of a very short list of most performed and best loved operas of all times.

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