A man enchanted by the beauty of the East. A woman in love with the promise of the West. Separated by a vast ocean and many years, what will become of their love?

Madame Butterfly is a love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans and across time. United States Naval officer, BF Pinkerton, is ashore in Japan and enchanted with its beauty and freedoms. He decides to take a wife, and when the gorgeous geisha Butterfly arrives, he is transfixed by her charms. She falls hopelessly in love and a passionate marriage begins. Years later, Pinkerton has returned home. Abandoned by her family, Butterfly waits faithfully for her husband to return. Dawn breaks on a ship in the harbour. What will become of her great hope?

Puccini’s popular opera inspired the musical Miss Saigon. It is filled with gorgeous music, from the lovers’ first rapturous embrace to the intense finale. It features the famous aria One Fine Day and the Humming Chorus, along with Japanese and American musical themes. One of Australia’s greatest theatrical minds, John Bell, directs this English-language production, complete with beautiful costumes and sets. Hear Opera Australia’s wonderful singers perform with a chamber orchestra, along with the Macquarie Conservatorium Youth Chorus.

Contact

Box Office
Phone
02 6801 4378
Email
info@drtcc.com.au

Details

Date
25-Aug-2018
Time
Start Time
7.30pm
Finish Time
Cost
Adult $65 | Concession $58 | Youth $23 | Group 8+ $60pp

Address

Venue
Dubbo Regional Theatre
Location
155 Darling Street, Dubbo

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