Madama Butterfly is a co-production of The Atlanta Opera and the Castleton Festival. Madama Butterfly be performed in Italian with English supertitles.
According to AtlantaOpera.com:
"Cultures collide with an American naval officer, stationed in Nagasaki, decides to take a Japanese wife. A delicate bride, Cio-Cio-San–fifteen years old and in love–dreams of her new life with the handsome young officer. Renouncing her culture and her family to become a proper American wife, she settles into his home overlooking Nagasaki Harbor, and waits for his ship to return. What could possibly go wrong?"
According to the Houston Press:
“As long as there are places to stage it, Madama Butterfly will be with us – evergreen, fresh, incandescent.”