Event Madama Butterfly
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Venue The State Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 24 April 2003
Opening Date 24 April 2003
Last Date 24 May 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description In Imperial Japan, a swaggering American Lieutenant takes for his bride a fragile young geisha, Madama Butterfly. For him she is a plaything, to be cast aside when he returns home, but for Butterfly her marriage is all she could wish for.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Subjects Love
Name Function Notes
Matthew Barclay Assistant Director
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Federico Cortese Conductor
Russell Cohen Designer
Peter England Designer
Moffatt Oxenbould Director
Robert Bryan Lighting Designer
Anson Austin Singer
Jacqueline Dark Singer
Lucas de Jong Singer
Kirsti Harms Singer
Graeme Macfarlane Singer
Gregory Tomlinson Singer
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 9 performances. Sung in Italian.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 23812