“a production audiences in this country really need to know about”

The Australian

"a production audiences in this country really need to know about"

“a production audiences in this country really need to know about”

The Australian

GIACOMO PUCCINI

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

FESTIVAL THEATRE

14 Nov – 23 Nov
From $70*
Season Closed

A timeless tale of honour, love and selfless devotion, Madama Butterfly, is quite simply, powerhouse romantic opera. Puccini’s luminescent ‘Humming Chorus’ holds all the promise of a summer’s night, all the perfume of cherry blossoms — and all the anguish of a young girl desperately in love. An exquisite new production with sumptuously detailed costumes and scenery bathed in dreamy washes of colour, is as devastating as it is beautiful. Madama Butterfly is grand opera, on a grand scale.

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CREATIVES

Conductor Tobias Ringborg
Director Kate Cherry
Design Christina Smith
Lighting Design Matt Scott

Assistant Director Clara Solly-Slade
Associate Choreographer Anna Tsirigotis

CAST

Cio-Cio San Mariana Hong
Suzuki Caitlin Cassidy
Pinkerton Angus Wood
Sharpless Douglas McNicol
Bonze Pelham Andrews
Goro Adam Goodburn
Prince Yamadori Jeremy Tatchell
Kate Pinkerton Bethany Hill
Imperial Commissioner Joshua Rowe
Sorrow Nate Bryant

State Opera Chorus
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Suitability
G


Italian
English Surtitles


Hearing Loop


Accessible Venue

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State Opera South Australia

State Opera is so proud of partners @shinglebackwine and their phenomenal results today at the McLaren Vale Wine Show. Congratulations 🎉🎉🎉

Posted @withregram • @shinglebackwine WOW! ...What a day!! We just won 8 TROPHIES at the McLaren Vale Wine Show! We couldn't be more grateful...

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State Opera is so proud of partners @shinglebackwine and their phenomenal results today at the McLaren Vale Wine Show. Congratulations 🎉🎉🎉

Posted @withregram • @shinglebackwine WOW! ...What a day!! We just won 8 TROPHIES at the McLaren Vale Wine Show! We couldnt be more grateful... 

🏆 2020 MOST SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITOR 
5 years in a row!! 

🏆 BEST SHIRAZ
Shingleback Davey Estate Shiraz 2019

🏆 BEST SINGLE VINEYARD SHIRAZ
Shingleback Davey Estate Shiraz 2019

🏆 BEST SHIRAZ ONE-YEAR-OLD OR YOUNGER
Shingleback Davey Estate Shiraz 2019

🏆 BEST SHIRAZ TWO-YEARS-OLD
Shingleback The Gate Shiraz 2018

🏆 BEST SHIRAZ THREE-YEARS OLD OR OLDER
Shingleback Davey Estate Shiraz 2017

🏆 BEST CLASSIC AUSTRALIAN BLEND
Shingleback The Gate Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2018

🏆 BEST SINGLE VINEYARD VITICULTURIST
Our very own Paul Rowdy Mathews

A big congratulations to the other trophy winners and especially to our 2020 Bushing King & Queen from @chalkhillwines 👏🏼Image attachmentImage attachment

You'll see Kewpie dolls all over the set of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.

Every layoff season, Roo brings Olive a kewpie doll, holding onto the dolls keeps Olive from having to face the reality that the layoff seasons of her youth are over.
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Youll see Kewpie dolls all over the set of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. 

Every layoff season, Roo brings Olive a kewpie doll, holding onto the dolls keeps Olive from having to face the reality that the layoff seasons of her youth are over.

7 days ago

State Opera South Australia

Week 1 of rehearsals for Summer of the 17th doll done and dusted!

Tickets still available for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll at Her Majesty's Theatre 14-20 November: stateopera.com.au/productions/summer-of-the-seventeenth-doll/

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John Mather

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Summer of the 17th Doll. ....... what memories. It must be 40 years since seeing it for the first time.

Can’t wait to see and hear this terrific cast! 🎶🎉

Love the set. Can’t wait to see it.

Looks fabulous

Fantastic!

Looking forward to this.

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Part of the thrill of Seventeenth Doll, like any great opera, is the ensemble writing for the singers - Anthony Hunt Delves into the ensemble writing in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Richard Mills.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majesty's Theatre from 14-20 November: stateopera.com.au/productions/summer-of-the-seventeenth-doll/
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