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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
New York City Opera
Tobias Picker
McClatchy, J.D.
Francesca Zambello Director
George Manahan Music Director
Dunya Ramicova Costume Designer
Robert Israel Scenic Designer
Opening Date: Tuesday, March 31, 1998
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
New York State Theater
March 31
New York State Theater
April 4m,8,11
Cast Information:
Ella Burling Jennifer Dudley
Emmeline Mosher Patricia Racette
Hannah Watkins Anne-Marie Owens
Harriet Mosher Deanne Meek
Henry Mosher Kevin Langan
Hooker Kimm Julian
Matthew Gurney Curt Peterson
Mrs. Bass Josepha Gayer
Pastor Avery Herbert Perry
Simon Fenton Mark Embree
Sophie Melanie Sarakatsannis
Stephen Maguire Victor Ledbetter
Company Information
New York City Opera
Address:  75 Broad Street , Suite 1010 New York NY 10004 United States
Web site:
Phone:  646-758-9440
Fax:  212-870-5687

Mission Statement/Description:
"New York City Opera was founded in 1943 to provide financially accessible opera performances to a wide audience—opera that would reflect the company's commitment to innovative repertory choices and the development of American opera. "
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Contact Us
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
P 212-796-8620 • F 212-796-8621
From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
MTA Web site.