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Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly at New Theatre Oxford

25 January 2020 @ 7.30pm to 10.00pm

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly at New Theatre Oxford

About Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly at New Theatre Oxford

Senbla by arrangement with Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY.

Why go and see it?

This award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.

Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*.

Poster for Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly at New Theatre Oxford
Poster for Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly at New Theatre Oxford

One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet.

*Cast Subject to Change

What the critics say about Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

This is a Butterfly to cherish - Manchester Evening News

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The performance is sung in Italian with English surtitles


2 hours 35 minutes including interval

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About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at 12:00 noon and closes 15 minutes after show start. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls foyer, two furhter bars in the Circle Foyer and one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks. There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card memebers.

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25 January 2020
7.30pm to 10.00pm
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New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street
Oxford, OX1 2AG
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