Madam Butterfly

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About the Show Less...

The return of Anthony Minghella's realisation of Puccini's opera, which was a hit in the 2005/06 season. Read More >

Anthony Minghella’s realisation of Puccini’s opera Madam Butterfly was a sell-out success during two runs in the 2005/06 season. Returning to the London Coliseum for a third spell, the production is directed by Carolyn Choa after Minghella’s original direction, with Karen Cargill making her ENO debut as Suzuki.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 31/01/2008

Closing Night: 07/03/2008

Running time: 2hr 45

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Cast & Creative


Gwyn Hughes Jones, Karen Cargill, Judith Howarth, Ashley Holland, Christopher Gillett, Paul Whelan, William Berger, Madeleine Shaw


Director - Carolyn Choa, after Anthony Minghella

Producer - ENO, Metropolitan Opera and Lithuanian National Opera

Designer - Michael Levine

Choreographer - Carolyn Choa

Conductor - David Parry

Lighting Designer - Peter Mumford

Author - Puccini

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