A timeless tale of honour, love and selfless devotion, Madama Butterfly, is quite simply, powerhouse romantic opera. Puccini’s luminescent ‘Humming Chorus’ holds all the promise of a summer’s night, all the perfume of cherry blossoms — and all the anguish of a young girl desperately in love. An exquisite new production with sumptuously detailed costumes and scenery bathed in dreamy washes of colour, is as devastating as it is beautiful. Madama Butterfly is grand opera, on a grand scale.
State Opera South Australia
Premium: $180; A Reserve: $150; B Reserve: $110; C Reserve: $70
• 14 November 2019, 7.30pm
• 16 November 2019, 1.00pm
• 19 November 2019, 7.30pm
• 21 November 2019, 7.30pm
• 23 November 2019, 7.30pm
Festival Theatre is the largest proscenium arch theatre in Adelaide, seating close to 2000 people.
It was designed as both a lyric theatre and concert hall, and is used not only for theatrical productions and large concerts, but also for graduation ceremonies, seminars, musicals and a plethora of live artistic functions.
Its vast backstage area makes the theatre allotment one of the largest in the southern hemisphere and is much loved and wanted of companies with large sets.
It also houses the Silver Jubilee Organ, a remarkable ‘hovering’ pipe organ built and donated to mark the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
Festival Theatre is located on King William Road, Adelaide.