Atom User Reviews for Met Summer Encore: Madama Butterfly
Middle aged Caucasian playing a 15 yr old Asian in love with an American in Japan all singing in Italian. What’s not to like
Fantastic production. The use of the marionets was creative and very well done.
Wish the lead was a young woman of Asian decent and not a middle aged Caucasian woman.
Our 1st time, not our last! Thanks to all who brings Opera to the tgeater!
Production values of this HD presentation are superb. For what it's worth, this was 1st opera I'd ever seen, and it seemed long, especially the 1st act.
Better heard than seen, at least up close. The soprano is too regal for the part; the tenor too old.
First time seeing Madama Butterfly, but this must be as good as it gets!
Best way to see a beautiful Met production other than actually being in New York. Loved it! Cant wait to see the other operas on the big screen.
An Excellent production which included Japanese arts which made the event wonderful
wonderful music and voices. The puppet child was a little creepy at first, but the puppeteers were masterful, so he grew on me. absolutely beautiful costumes and set design. Thanks, Met , for the encore!
Dramatically enthralling; beautiful musically; a wonderful evening!
Loved the beautiful singing of leading lady. The music was excellent. How can you be wrong with Puccini.
One of my favorite operas, I loved it.
Highly creative production. Wonderful cast. Beautiful.
next best thing to being at the Lincoln Center - the center of the universe for operas.
A wonderful production!
What a wonderful way to see real Opera with great stars!!! Feeel like we were in New York!!
Gut wrenching story, fabulous cast draws you in
The show, as always with the Met Live in HD, was great. The one star is strictly for Regal Fairfax Towne Center, in Fairfax, VA. Despite my complaint, the show was out of focus the entire time. They usually get it right, but this time they got it very wrong.
Staging unusual, this is a "winner"
Great singing and music.
We had to leave after the first act as my date was too emotional to continue.
Phenomenal staging and singing
AMC Century City sound and screen were excellent. Same with the singing, staging, costuming and story, with informative titles. Puccini famously always searched for good librettos. This is one of his best.
Opera on screen is a gift!