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Madama Butterfly


  • Pacific Opera Project! Aratani Theatre (map)

So what if... what if a brash American naval officer and a young Japanese girl met and fell in love? How would they communicate? (Certainly not in Italian!) In POP’s most ambitous  production to date, Artistic Director Josh Shaw’s long-time dream of a bilingual Madama Butterfly comes to life at The Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. All Japanese roles will be sung in Japanese (by Japanese-American artists) and all American roles will be sung in English. This is a co-production with Opera in the Heights (Houston). This production is sponsored in part by an Innovations Grant from Opera America.

Saturday April  6  7:00 PM

Saturday April  13  7:00 PM

Sunday   April  14  2:00 PM

Later Event: April 26
Madama Butterfly