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Season  2007-2008 
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  the works of John Luther Long and David Belasco 
Acknowledgements 1  The exclusive Corporate Production Sponsor of Madama Butterfly is United Airlines 
Acknowledgements 2   
Notes  Scenery, props, costumes and wigs constructed in the San Francisco Opera workshops

The opera was broadcast locally over KDFC on August 3, 2008; also nationally on the WFMT syndicated opera series.


Bob Ericson
Kevin Johnson
Sherman Lee
Jerry Locsin
Gilbert Martinez

"Kabuki" assistants:
Ali Celik
Milko Encinas
Katie Heibein
Nancy Huie
Steve Lavezzoli
Michael Strickland
Kimberly Thompson
Company  San Francisco Opera Assn. 
ID  1835 
Season ID  136 
Company ID  1