Live Simulcast of Madama Butterfly

Sat May 27, 2006
Civic Center Plaza
8 pm
Opera, Theater


San Francisco Opera invites you to an unforgettable evening of opera under the stars.

Experience Puccini's heartbreaking and beautiful opera - Madama Butterfly - via simulcast to San Francisco's majestic Civic Center Plaza. You'll see all the action on a giant video screen as the opera is performed live in the War Memorial Opera House. Join us as the Plaza is magically transformed for one evening wiht a unique visual display, concert quality audio, food and beverage vendors, and an ambiance only the city of San Francisco can provide.

Madama Butterfly is one of the world's most popular and enduring operas. You'll hear soaring and captivating music in this classic story of colliding hearts and cultures, set in nineteenth-century Japan.

Internationally acclaimed soprano Patricia Racette, who stars as the tragic heroine Cio-Cio-San, sings some of the most beautiful music ever written for the human voice. And you'll be able to follow every bit of the action on screen wiht projected English subtitles.

Dress warmly, ride BART or your bicycle to the event, and bring the entire family to experience opera under the stars - a night you'll never forget.


  1. Civic Center Plaza
    Polk Street at Grove, San Francisco, CA