Event The M.O.D.D. Show: Madame Butterfly
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Venue The State Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 19 June 1996
Opening Date 19 June 1996
Last Date 20 June 1996
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Massive and highly enterprising co-production of a multi-modal exploration of the Madama Butterfly story for Upper School Arts & Literature students, via Daniel Keene's Cho Cho San, David Henry Hwang's M Butterfly, the Puccini opera and Stanton Welch's choreography. Included vital contribution from the Melbourne Symphony.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Ballet
Drama
Music
Opera
Puppetry
Orchestral
Subjects Arts
Literature
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Anthony Hammer Actor
Amanda Ma Actor
Robert Menzies Actor
Miki Oikawa Actor
Ian Scott Actor
Emma Strand Actor
Kha Viet Tran Actor
Jin Yi Actor
Michael Fulcher Assistant Conductor
Stanton Welch Choreographer
Dalmazio Babare Composer
Boris Conley Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Michael Kisin Concert Master
Vladimir Kamirski Conductor
Vicki Attard Dancer
Paula Baird Dancer
Adrian Burnett Dancer
Josef Christianson Dancer
Rachel Dougherty Dancer
Damien Welch Dancer
Steven Woodgate Dancer
Leon Salom Designer
Suzanne Chaundy Director
Cherise Mitchell Director
Daniel Zika Lighting Designer
Stuart Greenbaum Orchestrator
David Henry Hwang Playwright
Daniel Keene Playwright
Peter J Wilson Puppeteer
Catherine Carby Singer
Donna-Maree Dunlop Singer
Tom Hamilton Singer
John Heuzenroeder Singer
John Luther Long Writer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Italy
United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The M.O.D.D. Show concept was inaugurated in 1995, with a similar multi-modal exploration of Romeo and Juliet.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record June 1996
Programme MODD Show season 1996
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 22 December 2014
Event Identifier 27913