September 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
By David Henry Hwang | Directed by Vincent M. Lancisi
East meets west. Fact meets fiction. Illusion meets reality. When a powerful French diplomat becomes enchanted with a divine Peking opera star, little can quell the thirst of their intoxicating desire—but this diva is hiding more than her true identity. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this season, David Henry Hwang’s torrid and timeless Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly brings hide-and-seek to the stage in a gripping fable that proves the allure of fantasy and the power of obsession are a recipe for betrayal.
Please Note: This production uses theatrical haze, cigarettes, strobe lights and contains nudity. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with two intermissions.
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