Set in the early 20C Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is the heart wrenching and exotic tale where Pinkerton, an American naval officer, arranges through a marriage broker to take a bride(Butterfly) while stationed in Japan.

The themes of honour, duty and shame are brought together in a rich score which combines Eastern and Western melodies to portray the jarring collision of the two cultures. Will it be life with dishonour or death with dignity.