Keep in the loop of what's on, plus receive exclusive offers - Join Now

Madame Butterfly

Wednesday 5 September
7.30 pm

Prices

Early Bird $30.00*
Adult $40.00
Concession $35.00
Child (3-15 years) $15.00
Group 6+ $30.00
Gallery Club Dining $75.00

Buy Tickets

Presented by Ipswich Civic Centre and Melbourne City Ballet

 

Love, honour and loyalty are put to the test in the tragic tale of Madame Butterfly.

The beautiful Japanese geisha, Cho-Cho (nicknamed Butterfly) hopelessly clings to the belief that her marriage to Lieutenant Pinkerton, an American naval officer, is a loving and eternal relationship. It is however, not to be. It is only upon Pinkerton’s return that Butterfly realise their union was not as she thought, ending in one of opera’s most infamous tragedies.

The beauty of exquisite and sensitive choreography together with Puccini’s score has made Melbourne City Ballet’s Madame Butterfly a tender and romantic production, not to be missed.

Redeveloped into a newly choreographed three-act ballet, Melbourne City Ballet’s production will capture the story’s essence through the fusion of traditional Japanese and classical ballet movement. The production showcases the company’s exquisite choreography and versatility, whilst featuring impressive new scenery, beautiful oriental costumes and of course Puccini’s evocative score.

Audiences are rarely given the opportunity to see Madame Butterfly performed as a full length ballet and this certainly is a production not to be missed.

 

Gallery Club Dining (commences at 6.00 pm)

A ticket to Gallery Club Dining includes an exclusive 2-course dinner delivered high above the lobby on our private gallery level, an accompanying glass of wine with each course, and a ticket to the performance of the evening.

Click here to learn more about Gallery Club Dining

The Gallery Club Dining menu and full details of the evening will be confirmed via email prior to the night of the performance.

The 2-course dinner is a set menu constructed by our in-house Chef, offering a taste of our wider functions menu. If you have any special dietary requirements, please speak with the ticket office at the time of purchase.

 

*Early Bird tickets are available up to 4.00 pm on
Friday 13 July 2018

You might also be interested in...

  • A magician and a performer from the Paris Underground Encore

    Still crazy, still sexy, still cool - the Paris Underground cabaret returns with an encore performance

    More
    Saturday 14 July

    Paris Underground Encore

  • Popular Jazz vocalist Hetty Kate leaning against a wall

    One of the most sought-after jazz artists performs with the Ipswich City Big Band

    More
    Saturday 25 August

    Hetty Kate In Concert

  • A Russian Triple Bill performing at the Ipswich Civic Centre

    The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Australia with a triple bill of classic Ballet

    More
    Thursday 18 October

    A Russian Triple Bill

  • Gina Hogan returns to the stage with her fabulous new one woman show

    More
    Thursday 8 November

    The Belles of Broadway

Sign up now for your free membership to enjoy discount offers, early-bird tickets and a range of other exclusive benefits.

Ipswich Civic Centre logo

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Sign up now to enjoy discount offers, early bird tickets and a range of other exclusive benefits.

You have Successfully Subscribed!