Madame Butterfly had its Opening Night at the Drum Theatre in Melbourne Friday July 13th, had great success, and is now souring regional centres - from NSW through to Tasmania over the next few months. The Opera Australia notes that this touring production of Madame Butterfly, directed by One of the Australia's greatest theatrical minds, John Bell, has been selected for the 2018 VCE Theatre Studies Playlist. In 2018, Sharon Zhai made her Opera Australia début – as Cio-Cio-San in the touring production of Madama Butterfly. In the evening Sharon Zhai share her amazing story behind Madame Butterfly which reaches across culture and ocean. Elizabeth Scott, Executive Director from Create NSW gave her opening speech. She also introduce the master plan of Create NSW, Pink Elite also raised the fund for Charity Organisation Mary's House and Cancer Council NSW.