Company / Theatre: English National Opera


Director: Anthony Minghella


Producer: English National Opera/Metropolitan Opera

Madame Butterfly

Contemporary bunraku inspired puppets for Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award winning production of Madame Butterfly. Produced by and performed at the ENO, Lithuanian National Opera and The Metropolitan Opera the production is still in repertoire and continues to mesmerise audiences with its stunningly beautiful design and staging. In 2020 it premiered  at the Wiener Staatsoper. A Blind Summit project.

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Company / Theatre: English National Opera


Director: Anthony Minghella


Producer: English National Opera/Metropolitan Opera


In the press

‘this production will be remembered for its puppets’

Tom Service, The Guardian, Mon 7 2005

Credits

Designer
Nick Barnes
(as Blind Summit)

Sculptor
Nick Barnes

Puppet Makers
Nick Barnes
Yvonne Stone

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nick@nickbarnesdesign.co.uk

    I’d like to reserve a place on the One Person puppet Making Course