A man enamoured by the beauty of the East and a woman in love with the hope of the West. Kept apart by an immense ocean and many years, what will happen to their love?
Madama Butterfly is a love story that spans across cultures, time and space.
B.F. Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer, is overseas in Japan and fascinated with its beauty and liberties. He decides to have a wife, and when the beautiful geisha, Butterfly, arrives, he is taken by her charms. She falls fatally in love, and an intense marriage starts.
Years later, Pinkerton has come home. Denounced by her family, Butterfly waits longingly for her husband to return. Dawn illuminates a ship in the harbour. What will become of her blind faith? Puccini’s famous opera influenced the musical, Miss Saigon. It is filled with lush music, from the lovers’ first passionate embrace to the powerful finale. It highlights the famous aria ‘Un bel di vedremo’ and the Humming Chorus, along with Asian and American musical themes.
John Bell, a renowned figure in Australian theatre, directs this production, furnished with gorgeous costumes and sets.
Hear Opera Australia’s talented singers perform with a chamber orchestra, accompanied by a children’s chorus from local communities.
Catch the show at Home of the Arts from July 18 – 20.
Our Affordable Gold Coast Accommodation is near Home of the Arts.
We have basic one bedroom apartments, standard one bedroom apartments, and two bedroom apartments which provide enough room for three guests, four guests, and six guests. Our apartments are adequately furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom, air conditioning, dining area, cable TV, and WiFi. Serve warm and delicious meals from the kitchen. Use our WiFi to communicate.
We also have guest facilities for your benefit. The guest facilities include a swimming pool, barbecue facilities, half sized tennis court, spa, tour desk, and internet café. Let our tour desk staff aid you in planning your dream holiday. Take an invigorating swim in the pool. Utilise our barbecue facilities to have a barbecue party.
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