Check out this classic work by Giacomo Puccini, which has become one of the more popular operas onstage. Madama Butterfly had its very first premiere
in 1904 at La Scala in Milan, Italy. Since then, it has appeared in numerous theaters across the globe, bringing tears to
the eyes of all in the audience.
Head to the theater in Boise, Idaho to enjoy some classical
opera courtesy of Puccini. The story takes place in Nagasaki, Japan in the early 1890s and according to some is actually
based on events that took place there. Madama Butterfly falls in love with B.F. Pinkerton, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.
Unfortunately though, their romance is not to last and in the end the beautiful butterfly is left heartbroken.
Madama Butterfly has played on stages around the world, and now is the chance for those in Boise to enjoy this classical
opera in their own city. Tell your friends and family members to bring along a box of tissue and weep along to the sad story
of Madama Butterfly.