Picture 4Move over Madame Butterfly, there’s a new Asian heroine on the scene and this one is about to make a grand debut. Madame White Snake will premiere with the Boston Opera for a long weekend in February.

The opera is cross-cultural drama based on a Chinese legend; a powerful white snake demon transforms into a beautiful woman, Madame White Snake, in order to experience love. When she does falls in love and marries a man, consequences and betrayal threaten to break up the fairy tale romance.

Internationally renowned opera and theatre director Robert Woodruff will be returning to Boston to bring Bean-town this incredible drama.