The Met: Live in HD returns toGVT Saturday with "Madama Butterfly"

Hui He as Cio-Cio-San and Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki in Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (Richard Termine / Met Opera) 

LEWISBURG — Greenbrier Valley Theatre, in partnership with the Met: Live in HD, presents Puccini’s eternal favorite, Madama Butterfly this Saturday at 12:55 p.m.

Anthony Minghella’s production of Puccini’s classic tragedy stars Hui He as the doomed title character and Andrea Caré as her deceitful husband. Elizabeth DeShong fills the role of the loyal companion Suzuki and the production will be conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi.

“The live stream will last approximately three hours and 12 minutes with two intermissions. Brent Murrill will speak about the production beginning at 12:15 p.m. Tickets are $18 for general adult admission, $14 for seniors (60+) and $10 for children/students. For more information, call the GVT Box Office at 304-645-3838 or visit www.gvtheatre.org.

This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture & History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

 

 

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