One of the most famous and popular operas of all time will tug at your heart with its passionate embrace. Madama Butterfly is filled with some of Puccini’s most beloved and soaring melodies and tells of the epic romance between a young Japanese geisha, who turns her back on tradition, and an American lieutenant, with a different view.

Friday, August 4 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, August 6 at 5:00 pm

Friday, August 11 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, August 13 at 5:00 pm


Giacomo Puccini



Luigi Illica and
Giuseppe Giacosa


Sung in Italian

with English Supertitles


Benjamin Pinkerton:  Michael Brandenburg

Cio-Cio San:  Jinwon Park

Goro:  Tobias Wright

Kate Pinkerton:  Gabrielle Gilliam

Prince Yamadori: Nathan Matticks

Sharpless:  SeungHyeon Baek

Suzuki:  Augusta Caso

Imperial Commissioner:  Javier Ortiz

The Bonza: Eric Lindsey


Creative and PRODUCTION

Conductor: Filippo Ciabatti

Director: Russell Treyz

Scenic Designer: David L. Arsenault

Lighting Designer:  John Bartenstein

Costume Designer:  Jack Maisenbach


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