· Title: The Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly
· Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2009
· Run Time: 201 minutes
· Start Time: 10:00AM PT
· Rating: NR (Suitable for all Audiences)
· Public Ticket Sales Goal: Friday, August 8th, 2008
Presenting the excitement of The Met: Live in HD on the Big Screen: The LIVE transmission of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will be shown for one day only on Saturday, March 7th at 10 AM. Cristina Gallardo-Domâs, the original Butterfly of the production when it opened the 2006-07 Met season, returns to the title role of the late Anthony Minghella’s stunning production, a classic of the new Met repertory. Marcello Giordani stars as Pinkerton. Patrick Summers conducts.