MADAME BUTTERFLY PRESENTED BY THE EVENTS CENTRE
A MELBOURNE CITY BALLET PRODUCTION
This ballet follows the story of Butterfly, Cho Cho-San who marries an American sailor Pinkerton and has a child. After many years away Pinkerton returns with his American wife to take Cho-Cho’s child and leave Butterfly heart broken.
Melbourne City Ballet is a modern ballet company who initially began working with a neoclassical influence. As the company evolved, the organisations focus shifted to providing affordable classical ballets with modern ballet movement to audiences at more accessible costs. With continued growth, Melbourne City Ballet is one of Australia’s fastest growing performing arts companies with an increasing focus on regional and remote touring.
Suitable for all ages.
Based on short story by John Luther Long
Directed and Choreographed By: Michael Pappalardo
Starring: The Melbourne City Ballet featuring Brendan Bradshaw as Pinkerton, Yuiko Masukawa as Cho Cho-San.
DURATION: Approximately 90 minutes, includes a 20 minute interval (subject to change without notice)