Join the Marygrove College Alumni Association for an evening at the Detroit Opera House, Nov. 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. for Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Cost is $40 per person and seating is on the Main Floor. To secure your spot, please send a check, payable to Marygrove College, to the Alumni Office, 8425 W. McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221. For more information, contact Sheila Keefe ’56 (586) 268-0481 or firstname.lastname@example.org
An unwary geisha abandons her culture to wed an American Navel officer, not realizing that she is a temporary amusement to him. “Butterfly” then faithfully awaits her husband’s return from a long mission, only to discover that he has remarried. The role of Cio Cio San (Butterfly) is among the most heartbreaking in the soprano repertoire.