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Please note: Sung in Italian with English and Simplified Chinese surtitles.

About Madama Butterfly

Constrained, cocooned, caught in a moment of desire, "Butterfly" is incandescent. In her exotic embrace, Pinkerton finds paradise, then carelessly condemns his bride to purgatory.

Fragments of film flutter across the stage, creating a dynamic backdrop for Murphy’s vision of "Butterfly." He draws on his roots in choreography to capture the grace and gravity of a tale that begins in rapturous love and ends in the cruelest heartbreak.

Puccini’s sublime music imbues this ageless story with impossible beauty, from the irrepressible, famous aria ‘One fine day’ to the intense finale.

Two exceptional casts perform throughout the season. Karah Son returns to Sydney, sharing the role of Cio-Cio-San with Mariana Hong.

Run Time

2hrs, 45min; incl. 1 interval

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Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House

Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW 2000

28 June - 10 August

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Rush Tickets

TodayTix and Opera Australia are thrilled to offer $45 Rush tickets to "Madama Butterfly" at Sydney Opera House.

Every performance day, on a first-come, first-served basis, a limited number of mobile Rush tickets will be made available. To unlock this feature, we simply ask that you spread the word on social media through our app.

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In order to unlock and access the 'Rush' section of the app, you will first be asked to post content via your registered account with Twitter or Facebook from within the TodayTix app. Although such content will never involve your endorsement of a third party product or service (other than the then-current production featured on the locked screen) please do not proceed to post such content unless you agree with all of it. Unlocking the Rush section of one production will not unlock all Rush programmes in the app, only the production specified. You may purchase up to two (2) tickets for the featured show title once these are marketed within the Show section of the app. You must then pay for the ticket(s) without delay to secure them.

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These are the Terms and Conditions for participants in the ‘TodayTix Rush’ sales promotion operated by TodayTix Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 65 628 868 397) care of C/O Penguin Management Services Pty Ltd, Level 1, Suite 104, 4 Columbia Court Baulkham Hills NSW 2153 (TodayTix). By participating in TodayTix Rush you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.TodayTix Rush is neither endorsed by nor in any way associated with: (i) Apple Inc.; (ii) Google Inc.; (iii) Facebook Inc.; (iv) Twitter Inc.All references to "app" in these Terms and Conditions refer to the ‘TodayTix – Melbourne’ mobile application which is compatible with iPhone, iPad and Android devices and can be downloaded from Apple's App Store (either iPhone or iPad version) or Google Play (Android version). You must open a registered account via the app in order to participate in TodayTix Rush. 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