Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House is a must-watch for all opera lovers. This opera, set in early 20th-century Japan, tells a tale of love, betrayal, and tragedy. With a star-studded cast including Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto, and Asmik Grigorian in the lead roles, this production promises a memorable performance. The timeless beauty of Puccini’s score, combined with the vivid production by Anthony Minghella, makes Madama Butterfly a must-watch. Grab your Madama Butterfly opera tickets today.
Madama Butterfly is a poignant tale of a young Japanese geisha, Cio-Cio-San, who wholeheartedly believes in her loving and permanent marriage to an American naval officer, Pinkerton. Unfortunately, Pinkerton's betrayal leads to a heart-wrenching tragedy. This opera not only entertains but also sparks conversations about cultural and sexual imperialism. Get your hands on Madama Butterfly opera tickets today to witness this timeless classic.
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Booking Period: Until 7 May 2024
The Metropolitan Opera House is a world-renowned opera house located in Lincoln Center, New York. With a seating capacity of 3800, it is one of the largest opera houses in the world. Known for its impressive design and acoustics, the Metropolitan Opera House has been a significant platform for some of the most acclaimed operas such as Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West and Il Trittico, Humperdinck’s Königskinder.
Seating Capacity: 3800
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Address: 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, United States
Subway: No. 1 train to 66th Street Lincoln Center station
Bus: Buses M5, M7, M10, M11, M20, M66, M104 and BxM2 stop at the Metropolitan Opera House
Available Facilities: Restrooms, Telephone, Water Fountain, Bar
Accessibility: Accessible Restrooms, Wheelchair Access, Assisted Listening Devices
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, that most Broadway theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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Booking Madama Butterfly opera tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.
Madama Butterfly opens on 11 January 2024 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Madama Butterfly does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for those aged 13 and above.
Madama Butterfly is playing at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York and opens on 11 January 2024.
The running time of Madama Butterfly is approximately 3 hours with a 30-minute intermission.
Madama Butterfly revolves around a young Japanese geisha named Cio-Cio-San who believes that her arranged marriage with an American naval officer, Pinkerton, is a loving and permanent union. However, Pinkerton betrays her, leading to a devastating tragedy.
The main stars of Madama Butterfly are sopranos Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto, and Asmik Grigorian as Cio-Cio-San, tenors Matthew Polenzani and Jonathan Tetelman as Pinkerton, mezzo-sopranos Elizabeth DeShong and Eve Gigliotti as Suzuki, and baritones Davide Luciano and Lucas Meachem as Sharpless.
There is no specific dress code at Broadway. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending Madama Butterfly. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
The Metropolitan Opera House has multiple facilities including restrooms, a telephone, a water fountain, and a bar available for the audiences during Madama Butterfly.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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