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Season  2005-2006 
Opera  Madama Butterfly
{Madame Butterfly} 
Alternate Title  Madame Butterfly 
Composer  Giacomo Puccini 
Librettist  Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa 
Setting  Early 20th century; Nagasaki 
World Premiere  No 
U.S. Premiere  No 
Venue  War Memorial Opera House 
Language  Italian 
Acts  two 
Based On  works of John Luther Long and David Belasco 
Acknowledgements 1  This production is made possible, in part, by Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Brucia (in memory of Giuseppe Brucia),
Mr. and Mrs. J. Burgess Jamieson, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Johnson
Acknowledgements 2  Additional support for "Madama Butterfly" is provided by Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture and Koret Foundation Funds. 
Notes  The opening performance was the subject of a free simulcast
to Civic Center Plaza


Dante Briggs
Bob Ericson
Sherman Lee
Jerry Locsin
Gilbert Martinez

(Kuroko is a Kabuki term for assistants in black clothes)

Milko Encinas
Katie Heibein
Nancy Huie
Steve Lavezzoli
Darlene Purcell
Michael Strickland
Kimberly Thompson
Company  San Francisco Opera Assn. 
ID  1811 
Season ID  134 
Company ID  1