Graeme Murphy’s arresting new production for
of Puccini's Madama
Butterfly is a contemporary look at Puccini’s alluring
Fragments of film flutter across the stage, creating a dynamic backdrop
for Murphy’s vision of Butterfly. He draws on his roots in
choreography to capture the grace and gravity of a tale that begins in
rapturous love and ends in the cruellest heartbreak.
Puccini’s sublime music imbues this ageless story with impossible beauty,
from the irrepressible, famous aria One fine day to the intense
finale. Two exceptional casts perform throughout the season. Karah Son
returns to Sydney, sharing the role of Cio-Cio-San with Mariana Hong.
11th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 19th, 22nd, 25th, 27th & 31st July 2019
2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th & 10th August 2019