About This Show

An American naval officer (Pinkerton) ‘acquires’ a 15 year old Geisha wife during a stay in Japan – but has no intention of staying with her. After a while he returns to the USA and marries his fiancee. Meanwhile, Butterfly waits for him for three years, cut off from her family, religion and culture by being an American wife. And she is now a mother. When he finally returns she is overjoyed, but he brings with him his new wife. Story originally published in a magazine.

Sung in Italian with English Surtitles,

Congress Theatre

Show Details

Dates: One Night Only: 11 March 2023
Location: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Compton Street,

Eastbourne,

BN21 4BW

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