METROPOLITAN OPERA: MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Director: Carolyn Choa,

Cast: James Mangold, Peter Bogdanovich, Elizabeth DeShong, Plácido Domingo, Markus Brück, Hui He, Ana María Martínez, Piero Pretti, Andrea Carè, MaryAnn McCormick,

Genre: Live Show | Rating: CTC

Runtime: 192 Minutes

Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless, alternating with Paulo Szot and Markus Brück. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite.