Madama Butterfly Tickets

Tickets for Madama Butterfly are not currently available.

Overview

The rich colours and romantic exoticism of the 19th-century European image of Japan provide the ravishing backdrop for Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's production of Madama Butterfly, Puccini's perennial favourite. This powerful opera of agony and ecstasy, love and loss was inspired by true stories from turn of the century Japan and boasts a score so sensual and passionate, that the music is only matched in intensity by Butterfly's final agony.

East clashes with West to dire effect as Cio-Cio-San, the beautiful young Geisha bride of the dashing American officer Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, finds her romantic idyll shattered when he deserts her to find a wife in America. Although she lives in hope that one day he will return, increasing isolation and his final cruel revelation plunge her into tragic despair while her faithful maid Suzuki and the American consul Sharpless can only look on, helpless.

This performance is sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Running Time
2 hours 50 minutes

Address
Royal Opera House
Bow Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Travel
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden
Nearest Rail: Charing Cross
Bus Routes: 11, 88, 168, 176
Parking: NCP at Drury Lane and Shelton Street. There are 4 spaces for orange badge holders on Bow Street and 3 on Floral Street.

Access
The venue is fully accessible to wheelchair users. There are spaces for wheelchair users and transfer seating is available.

A Brahler infra-red assisted-hearing facility is available in the main auditorium and the Linbury Studio Theatre. Collect headsets from the cloakroom in the main foyer.

Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium and staff are available to dog sit if required.

Buying tickets

To buy theatre tickets for Madama Butterfly at the Royal Opera House, London, please use the availability search at the top of the page or click the buy tickets button. We aim to offer the cheapest prices and the highest level of customer service.

Begin by selecting the date you wish to attend a performance of Madama Butterfly and select the desired number of tickets. We'll then search our database for availability and you'll be presented with a list of available seating types (Grand Circle, Stalls, Balcony etc). You'll be shown the price per person for each seating type and you'll be able to select exactly where you want to sit.

In many instances you'll find Madama Butterfly tickets available at substantial discounts on the normal ticket price, giving you great value for money. So even if you're on a tight budget, there should be a cheap deal available which suits.

Dinner packages

You'll also have the choice of adding optional extras such as a pre or post show meal at a nearby restaurant.

Theatre & dinner deals

A night out to see Madama Butterfly wouldn't be complete without a meal in a top class restaurant. Make your choice from a selection of restaurants conveniently situated close to the Royal Opera House, London and opt to have a meal before or after the show. Our Madama Butterfly and meal packages offer a variety of cuisines and budgets to suit all.

Hotel & show deals available

Combine tickets to Madama Butterfly with a stay in a top hotel.

View deals