M. Butterfly


Kangmin Justin Kim, Countertenor, Song Liling
Mark Stone, Baritone, Rene Gallimard
Hongni Wu, Mezzo-Soprano, Comrade Chin | Shu Fung
Kevin Burdette, Bass, Manuel Toulon | Judge
Joshua Dennish, Tenor, Marc
Carolyn Kuan, Conductor
James Robinson, Stage Director
Allen Moyer, Scenic Designer
James Schuette, Costume Designer
Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Designer
Greg Emetaz, Projection Designer
Seán Curran, Choreographer
Susanne Sheston, Chorus Master

Love has no boundaries

René Gallimard, a civil servant at the French embassy in Beijing, falls in love with a beautiful Chinese opera singer named Song Liling. Song holds two shocking secrets, both of which eventually bring Gallimard professional and personal ruin.

David Henry Hwang’s Broadway smash hit is transformed into operatic form in collaboration with composer Huang Ruo. Don’t miss James Robinson’s gripping production that captures both the driving pulse and the lyricism of the music and reveals the blurred lines between fantasy and reality at the heart of this true story.
Don’t miss this highly anticipated World Premiere.

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