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Experience Puccini's timeless masterpiece, Madama Butterfly, a tale of love, betrayal, and cultural collision at the Metropolitan Opera House. Book your Madama Butterfly opera tickets today!

why watch madama butterfly

Immerse yourself in the lyric beauty of Puccini’s timeless opera score and experience the tragic tale of Cio-Cio-San, a young Japanese geisha portrayed by three extraordinary sopranos - Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto, and Asmik Grigorian. Don't miss your chance to secure Madama Butterfly opera tickets for a production that brings to life a devastating story of betrayal, with powerful performances. This opera, conducted by acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang, continues to resonate globally, drawing parallels with ideas about cultural and sexual imperialism.

The Story

Set in the port city of Nagasaki at a time when American international influence was expanding, Madama Butterfly tells the heartbreaking story of a Japanese geisha who believes her marriage to an American naval officer is permanent. Book Madama Butterfly opera tickets to witness a tale that is as culturally significant as it is emotionally stirring.

Great For

Fans of Opera | Lovers of Puccini | History Enthusiasts

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Opera

Audience: Suitable for 13+

Opening Date: 11 Jan 2024

Closing Date: 7 May 2024

Theatre Name: Metropolitan Opera House

Theatre Capacity: 3800

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Theatre Facilities: Toilets, Bar

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles

Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto, and Asmik Grigorian as Cio-Cio-San

Matthew Polenzani and Jonathan Tetelman as Pinkerton


Xian Zhang


Anthony Minghella

Set Designer

Michael Levine

Costume Designer

Han Feng

Additional Tips

  • Remember, most opera houses are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.
  • You will receive an email confirming your purchase.

  • You will receive your e-tickets via email within 3 hours from the time of the booking. You can access your tickets by clicking on the link available on the email.

  • If you book tickets more than 14 days in advance, you will receive the tickets 14 days prior to the show date.

  • The ticket can be presented digitally along with a valid photo ID at the entrance on the day of your visit.

  • Please note most of the theatres do not allow entry post the show start time and we recommend you reach the venue 10-15 minutes early.

  • Show timings may be subject to change every week/month. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

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