Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s Breathtaking Opera “Madama Butterfly” To Be Shown On Screen at Players

Met Opera’s “Madama Butterfly” presented on screen this Saturday April 2, 2016 at Peterborough Players. 

PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (March 29, 2016) The title character of Madama Butterfly — a young Japanese geisha who clings to the belief that her arrangement with a visiting American naval officer is a loving and permanent marriage — is one of the defining roles in opera.

Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. Kristine Opolais reprises her acclaimed portrayal of the title role, opposite Roberto Alagna as Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.

Presented on-screen in brilliant HD Digital projection and Dolby® Surround Sound.The production will be presented in HD at the Peterborough Players on Saturday, April 2nd at 1pm. 

The Peterborough Players’ Arts on Screen series is presented in stunning NEC high definition digital projection and incomparable Dolby® Surround Sound. The Met Live series is presented livefrom New York City’s Lincoln Center. Met Live audiences also receive extras: insider interviews plus live behind-the-scenes video of the production.

Met Live tickets are $25 each. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 603-924-7585or online at Students (with proper ID) can purchase tickets (at the box office) for $20. The Players accepts MasterCard, Visa or American Express.

The Arts on Screen – Met Live series at the Peterborough Players is sponsored by Silver Direct.

The Peterborough Players Theatre is located at 55 Hadley Road in Peterborough, New Hampshire, approximately 80 miles from Boston.

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