Madame Butterfly

When: Sat., May 20, 8-10:30 p.m., Fri., May 26, 8-10:30 p.m., Thu., June 1, 8-10:30 p.m., Sat., June 3, 1-3:30 p.m., Wed., June 7, 8-10:30 p.m., Sun., June 11, 7-9:30 p.m., Wed., June 14, 1-3:30 p.m. and Sat., June 24, 8-10:30 p.m. 2017

A Japanese geisha. An American soldier. Their attraction is immediate, but their love story can’t last. When their union results in a child, Cio-Cio-San is forced to do whatever it takes to protect her son’s future. Set to breathtaking music, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis's new production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly pays powerful, wrenching tribute to a mother’s love.