Houston Ballet: Madam Butterfly
Stanton Welch's internationally acclaimed Madame Butterfly gets a weekend run at Miller Outdoor Theatre by the Houston Ballet. The tragic story of Cio-Cio San, an innocent and beautiful geisha who turns her back on her family and religion in order to marry an American naval lieutenant, Madame Butterfly is set to a stirring score by Puccini. Watch for the wedding night pas de deux between Cio-Cio San and her lieutenant which closes the first act.
8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. For information, call 281-373-3386 or visit milleroutdoortheatre.com. Free.
May 10-12, 8 p.m., 2013
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