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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
North American Works Directory Listing
Madame Adare
Stanley Silverman
Richard Foreman
Lloyd Evans (Set & Costume Designer)
Richard Foreman (Director)
Brian Salesky (Conductor)
Carol Gutknecht (Madame Adare)
Richard Cross (Dr. Hoffman)
James Billings (Agent)
Harris Poor (Devil)
Nico Castel (Diaghilev)
David Rae Smith (Interviewer)
Lewis White (Director)
October 09, 1980
New York City Opera
Psychiatrist Dr. Hoffman refuses to give Madame Adare further treatment unless she pays her past bills. She becomes angry and tries to shoot him. Diaghilev persuades her of the glory of the stage so so she becomes an opera singer. After she has become successful she returns to pay Hoffman but he refuses saying her mental condition is what enables her to sing so well. She becomes angry and shoots him.
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Similar to Weill's style of musical theater
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