Artistic representation for Madama Butterfly, featuring a serene and contemplative female figure with abstract, swirling patterns and a soft color palette.

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini

Libretto by Luigi Illica
and Giuseppe Giacosa

Sydney Laurence Theatre

  • Thursday, February 6, 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 8, 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 9, 4:00 PM

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Puccini’s tragic masterpiece rendered more intimately than ever before.

Cio-Cio San marries a dashing American naval officer, but she doesn’t realize that he is merely having his fun before he gets his “true American wife.” Even after they are separated for three years, she holds out hope that he will return to her. When his boat finally sails in, he arrives with his new wife, and Cio-Cio San’s world is irreparably shattered. Join Anchorage Opera for the unforgettable experience of one of the greatest operas ever written.

In Italian with English Supertitles
Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes, with 2 intermissions


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