Ignacio Jarquín (UK/Mexico): Mme Butterfly, the One Man Opera

01. Madame Butterfly The One Man Show - ©MatthewAndrews unsquished


Venue: Rich Mix
Performed in English
Duration: 60 minutes

Set thirty years after the end of the iconic Puccini Opera, Mme. Butterfly’s son has journeyed to America in the hope of meeting his father, now Governor of Georgia, for the first time. The unexpected arrival of an illegitimate, mixed race son comes at the worst possible time for the Governor who is fighting a re-election battle and trying to keep his marriage happy. Will the opera end in forgiveness or revenge?

‘Jarquin is a great singer and a natural story teller’ The Scotsman (Scotland)

About Ignacio Jarquín

Joint winner of Nuestra CASA 2012 Scratch Night, Ignacio Jarquín is a Mexican artist and blends story telling, live singing and physical theatre to tell epic stories on an intimate scale. Previous work includes two solo shows about the tenor Caruso which have toured extensively throughout the UK, Ireland and Germany.

Pre-Show talk: ‘What if I’m not a British artist, where do I get that funding?’ – Tuesday 1st October at 6.15pm

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