Madame Butterfly

Opera - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 15, 1946
  • Closing Date: May 30, 1946
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 4

Music: Giacomo Puccini

Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica


In Giacomo Puccini's opera, U.S. naval officer marries a young Japanese girl but abandons her shortly thereafter. The girl bears his son and waits for his return, with tragic results.


Opening Night Cast

Enya Gonzalez Madama Butterfly
Camilla Williams Madama Butterfly
Pvt. Eugene Conley Benjamin F. Pinkerton
Irene Freyhan Kate Pinkerton
Giulio Gari Benjamin F. Pinkerton
Grant Garnell The Bonze
Gean Greenwell The Bonze
Margery Mayer Suzuki
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Giacomo Puccini Composer
  Eugene S. Bryden Staging
  H.A. Condell Scenic Design
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