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Glyndebourne - Madama Butterfly Prod Shot

Glyndebourne - Madama Butterfly

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New Victoria Theatre, Woking

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Wed 18 Nov and Sat 21 Nov 2020

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East meets West with devastating consequences in Puccini’s most beloved opera.

New Victoria Theatre, Wokingchange

Wed 18 Nov and Sat 21 Nov 2020
The Ambassadors, The Peacocks Centre, Woking GU21 6GQ
Wed and Sat at 19:15
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

Madama Butterfly returns to the Tour in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production.

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When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to the dashing Lieutenant Pinkerton. But her fragile happiness cannot last. Soon love turns to abandonment and betrayal, and Butterfly is forced to make one final, agonising sacrifice.

Bursting with exotic colour and memorable melodies, Puccini’s seductive score conceals a dramatic blade that cuts to the heart. Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action. Blending authentic Japanese music with luscious European harmonies and orchestration, the opera is an irresistible fusion of East and West.

This thought-provoking production updates the original turn-of-the-century setting to the 1950s, confronting the darker political and emotional currents of a work that acknowledges that there are some barriers too great for even love to conquer.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

The Ambassadors, The Peacocks Centre, Woking GU21 6GQ
Woking Railway Station
Monday To Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00 (12:00 - 20:00 on show days)
Box Office opens 3 hours before a performance on Sunday show days
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There are three bars in the theatre and a Friends Bar for our Friends of the Theatre.
There are areas available to hire within the theatre.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

The New Victoria Theatre opened in 1992 and established itself as one of the foremost theatres in the South East. Boasting state of the art facilities, excellent acoustics and clear sight lines it has hosted first class theatre from the likes of the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre and the Peter Hall Company.

See other shows at this venue

New Victoria Theatre, Wokingchange

Wed 18 Nov and Sat 21 Nov 2020
The Ambassadors, The Peacocks Centre, Woking GU21 6GQ
Wed and Sat at 19:15
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]