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Film, Thu 21 Jun 2018, £17

 Glyndebourne : Madama Butterfly

Glyndebourne : Madama Butterfly

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One of the most famous operas of all time and has inspired numerous contemporary adaptations and reimaginings, including the hit musical Miss Saigon. Praised by critics as a ‘thoughtful, provocative staging’ and a ‘scathing study of exploitation’, Annilese Miskimmon’s production of Puccini's classic opera updates the action to the 1950s.

Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action.

When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to the dashing Lieutenant Pinkerton. But her fragile happiness cannot last. Soon love turns to abandonment and betrayal, and Butterfly is forced to make one final, agonising sacrifice.

Bursting with exotic colour and memorable melodies, Puccini’s seductive score conceals a dramatic blade that cuts to the heart. Blending authentic Japanese music with luscious European harmonies and orchestration, the opera is an irresistible fusion of East and West.

Praised by critics as a ‘thoughtful, provocative staging’ and a ‘scathing study of exploitation’, Annilese Miskimmon’s production updates the action to the 1950s. This post-war setting brings to the fore the darker elements of Puccini’s story. Little wonder that this opera has inspired numerous contemporary adaptations and reimaginings, including the hit musical Miss Saigon.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Broadcast live from Glyndebourne.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessFacilities for hearing impaired

The SJT houses a shop, gallery and bar, and hosts events such as weddings, charity events, business lunches, conferences and private cinema hire.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 21 Jun 2018 18:30
210 minutes

Prices

£17

Events at this Venue

Contact

Stephen Joseph Theatre

01723 370541

Address

Westborough,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 1JW

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 038883  Lat: 54.28033 Long: -0.40572

By road:
Follow signs into Scarborough Town Centre/Railway Station. The theatre is directly opposite the Station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

The SJT houses a shop, gallery and bar, and hosts events such as weddings, charity events, business lunches, conferences and private cinema hire.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

General

  • YesHearing loop system

Notes

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is fully accessible with: - Level access to Box Office and disabled toilets - Wheelchair lift to the Shop - Passenger lift access to The Round and McCarthy auditoria - Designated wheelchair spaces in both theatres, easily accessible from the lift and next to an accompanying seat for your escort - Front row level access is available for many shows on request Some seats in The Round and The McCarthy involve climbing stairs, please advise staff when booking if you have any specific seating requirements. We try to accommodate all requests for access requirements and wheelchair access, but please let us know at least 24 hours before you arrive or at the time of booking.