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Cort Theatre

M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly, Cort Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Cort Theatre

138 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs, 20min
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Oct 07, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
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Clive Owen stars in David Henry Hwang’s modern classic, a remarkable love story of international espionage and personal betrayal.

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David Henry Hwang’s modern classic, M. Butterfly charts the scandalous romance between a married French diplomat and a mysterious Chinese opera singera remarkable love story of international espionage and personal betrayal. Their 20-year relationship pushed and blurred the boundaries between male and female, east and westwhile redefining the nature of love and the devastating cost of deceit.

Cast & Creative


  • Rene Gallimard
    Clive Owen
  • Song Lilong
    Jin Ha
  • Pinup Girl/Renee
    Clea Alsip
  • Pinkerton/Marc
    Murray Bartlett
  • Sharpless/Toulon/Judge
    Michael Countryman
  • Comrade Chin
    Celeste Den
  • Kurogo
    Jess Fry
  • Agnes
    Enid Graham
  • Kurogo
    Scott Weber
  • Kurogo
    Jason Ignacio
  • Kurogo
    Kristen Faith Oei


  • Written by
    David Henry Hwang
  • Director
    Julie Taymor
  • Original Music
    Elliot Goldenthal
  • Choreographer
    Ma Cong
  • Set Designer
    Paul Steinberg
  • Costume Designer
    Constance Hoffman
  • Lighting Designer
    Donald Holder
  • Sound Designer
    Will Pickens