23 April 1999 – 4 May 1999 @ Victoria Theatre


"I'm a man who loved a woman created by a man. Everything else - simply falls short."

In 1986 news broke of a French diplomat stationed in Beijing and his Chinese opera star lover. Not only had the diplomat failed to recognise that his lover was a PRC spy, he'd also failed to figure out that she was a man!

This is the story of what might have happened... 

Author: David Henry Hwang
Director: Tony Petito
Composer/Music Arranger: Mark Chan
Choreographer: Michele Ehlers

Set Designer: Francis O'Connor 
Costume Designer: Hayden Ng
Lighting Designer: Paul Russell
Sound Designer: Mike Walker
Technical Director: Robert Seah
Stage Manager: Neo Kim Seng
Hair & Wigs: Ashley Lim 

Simon Treves
Dex Tan
Paul Blake
Selina Giles
Nicholas Boulton
Denise Tan
Sandy Phillips
Wilfred Aw Yeong Peng Mun
Gary Kong Yew Cheong
Javelin Kwan Siew
Roy Lee
Ronald Leong
Leon Tan 

Production Manager: Harris Zaidi
Deputy Stage Manager: Luciana Huen
Assistant Stage Manager/Properties: Charissa Soh

Assistant to Set Designer: Gary Underwood
Assistant to Lighting Designer: Yo Shao Ann 
Lighting Operator: Malcolm Thum
Associate Sound Designer: Janis Gurr
Assistant to Sound Designer: Eddie Teo
Production Sound Engineers: Greg Tay, Nic Chua
Sound Operator: Lau Sook Fong
Technical Assistant/Scenic Artist: June Chan
Properties Assistant: ZiZi Azah
Wardrobe Manager: Eve Tan
Wardrobe Assistants: Jasmine Leong, Geraldine Soh
Crew: Peggy Chong, Ronald Leong, Estee Wah, Joyce Yao 
Production Assistant: Stephanie Lee 

(Source: Singapore Repertory Theatre Programme)

other stagings


David Henry Hwang
Tony Petito
Mark Chan
Music Composer, Music Arranger
Michele Ehlers
Francis O'Connor
Set Designer
Hayden Ng
Costume Designer
Paul Russell
Lighting Designer
Mike Walker
Sound Designer


M. Butterfly (1999), Brochure
Brochure for M. Butterfly (1999). 
Singapore Repertory Theatre
Recorded: 23 April 1999
M. Butterfly (1999), Programme
Programme for M. Butterfly (1999). 
Singapore Repertory Theatre
Recorded: 23 April 1999