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Pocket Opera Series
Madama Butterfly


Madama Butterfly is one of opera’s most enduring tales of unrequited love. Experience it in “pocket” form at the Independent Theatre under direction of one of the world’s most prolific Cio Cio San’s, Cheryl Barker AO. Be immersed in Puccini’s poignant score as the tragic tale of a young girl falling in love with an American Navel officer is brought to life by an ensemble of Pacific Opera singers. Live through the devastating consequences of this tale on Saturday 26th November after enjoying Afternoon Tea in the foyer (optional).

Prefer a happy ending? Join us at 2pm for Donizetti’s hilarious L’elisir d’amore, directed by Peter Coleman-Wright AO.


Tickets can be purchased individually, and with afternoon tea.

When: 4:30pm on Saturday 26th November 2022

Where: The Independent Theatre, North Sydney

Tickets: $55 Adults, $45 Pensioners, $30 under 30's

Afternoon Tea: $10


Cio Cio San - Kirralee Hillier

Pinkerton - Rocco Speranza

Suzuki - Rebecca O'Hanlon

Sharpless - Nick Geddes

Yamadori - Angus Ledgerwood

Goro - Oscar Balle-Bowness

Kate Pinkerton - Ellen McNeil

Bonze - Matthew Avery


Amelia Bland, Hannah Burton, Molly Yu, Elizabeth Cooper, Elizabeth Harper, Rachel Mink, Ellen McNeil

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