Madama Butterfly

Madame Butterfly

A hit opera

Tuesday, 1 March, 2011, 12:00am

Tragic Butterfly strikes a familiar note in Asia

Chinese soprano says the famed opera is sad according to western values of love and romance, but in eastern culture it has a common, almost inevitable conclusion

22 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Butterfly Suicide

Butterfly Suicide

A comedy cabaret about an eccentric opera singer and her obsession with butterflies after a failed Madam Butterfly audition. With Australian performer Max Sharam. In English. Today and Wed, 8pm, Thu and Fri, 9.30pm, Fringe Studio, the Fringe Club, 2 Lr Albert Rd, Central, $99, $130. Inquiries: 2521 7251

18 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Tragic end for Madam Butterfly

Read the PASSAGE and fill in the blanks with the given words.

12 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

after dark, You get the tickets. We've got the plan

The event: Puccini's opera, Madama Butterfly, is the fateful story of a Japanese geisha left broken-hearted by American Lieutenant BF Pinkerton. Produced and directed by Lo King-man with live orchestration from the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

13 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Cold comfort for a new breed of butterfly

F IRST Act Opera's Mister Butterfly is a modern-day sequel to Madama Butterfly, transferred by librettist Michael Powell to Vietnam and the United States. However, for all the Fringe Club's air conditioning knew, it might have been set in the permafrost.

14 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Madam Butterfly fails to take off

MISS BUTTERFLY, with Law Wai-kuen, Wilson Lam Chun-yin, Miu Kiu-wai and Tung Oi-ling. Directed by Lam Fai-wong. On Empire circuit.

APOSTER currently plastering the walls of Hongkong features a half-dressed young woman brandishing a broken bottle, a butterfly tattoo adorning her bare shoulder as she glares angrily at the world.

28 Mar 1993 - 12:00am