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"Madama Butterfly" Puzzle

Item# 1000001497

This 500-piece puzzle is fun for all ages. The stunning image of Cio-Cio-San's entrance in Act I is taken from Anthony Minghella's hit production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Dimensions: 16"x16", 500 pieces

Puccini’s original version of Madama Butterfly premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1904. The composer was inspired to write an opera about a tragic love between a young Japanese geisha and an American Navy officer after seeing David Belasco’s play by the same name performed in London in June 1900. Puccini’s score includes many Japanese folk melodies, and is one of his most sweeping and sophisticated. It remains one of the world’s most popular operas.

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