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The Met: Live in HD | Madama Butterfly

PG

COMPOSER: Giacomo Puccini

PRODUCTION: Anthony Minghella

DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: Carolyn Choa

SET DESIGNER: Michael Levine

COSTUME DESIGNER: Han Feng

LIGHTING DESIGNER: Peter Mumford

PUPPETRY: Blind Summit Theatre

CAST: Asmik Grigorian, Elizabeth DeShong, Jonathan Tetelman, Lucas Meachem

RUN TIME: 195 minutes
 

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong reprises the role of the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless. Acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang takes the podium to conduct Anthony Minghella’s vivid production.

SHOWING AT THESE
NZ CINEMAS:

From 27 June

Matakana Cinemas, Matakana
Bridgeway Cinema, Auckland
Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland
Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Auckland
Waiheke Community Cinema, Waiheke Island
Lido Cinema, Hamilton
Luxe Cinemas, Tauranga
Odeon, Gisborne
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier
Event Cinemas, Havelock North
Event Cinemas, New Plymouth
Event Cinemas, Palmerston North
The Screening Room, Masterton
Shoreline Cinema, Waikanae
Light House Cinema, Wellington
Penthouse Cinema, Wellington
State Cinemas, Nelson
The Gecko, Motueka
Event Cinemas, Blenheim
Town Hall Cinemas, Rangiora
Academy Gold Cinema, Christchurch
Lumiere Cinemas, Christchurch
Movie Max Digital, Timaru
Regent, Greymouth
Rubys Cinema, Wanaka
Dorothy Browns, Arrowtown
Central Cinema, Alexandra
Rialto Cinemas, Dunedin