Madama Butterfly

These photos were taken in 2006 as a backstage photoshoot with the Opera Carolina cast.

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Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterfly is a show about tragic love over seas, set in Japan which is the influence for both the set and the costumes.

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

In the show the lead woman, Butterfly gives birth to a child. That is the reason as to why children are a part of this show.

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterly was composed and written by Giacomo Puccini. The opera was originally composed to be a two act opera, but then Puccini split his original act two into two parts.

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

The set used for this show was in collaboration with Jun Kaneko.

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Madama Butterfly Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

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