Season 2012

Our 2012 Season Includes

Otello by Giuseppi Verdi, March 2012, February 24th-March 11th.

  • March 2 (Friday  8:00pm), 4 (Sunday 2:00pm), 9, (Friday 8:00pm), 10 (Saturday 7:30pm), 11 (Sunday 2:00pm), 30 (Friday  8:00pm), 31 (Saturday 7:30pm), April 1 (Sunday 2:00pm) at the Bay Terrace Theater (with Mira Theatre Guild), 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590
  • April 14  (Saturday 2:00pm), April 15 (Sunday 2:00pm) at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709
     

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti, June 2012

  • June 17 (Sunday 2:00pm) and 24 (Sunday 2:00pm)  at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709
  • July 19 (Thursday 8:00pm), 20 (Friday 8:00pm), 21 (Saturday 7:30pm), 22 (Sunday 2:00pm), 26 (Thursday 8:00pm), 27 (Friday 8:00pm), 28 (Saturday 7:30pm), 29 (Sunday 2:00pm) at the Bay Terrace Theater (with Mira Theatre Guild), 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590


Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, August 2012

  • August 4 (Saturday 7:30pm) Pacifica Performances, Sanchez Concert Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica 94044
  • August 10 (Friday 8:00pm), 11 (Saturday 7:30pm), 12 (Sunday 2:00pm), 17 (Friday 8:00pm), 18 (Saturday 7:30pm), 19 (Sunday 2:00pm), 24 (Friday 8:00pm), 25 (Saturday 7:30pm), 26 (Sunday 2:00pm) at the Bay Terrace Theater (with Mira Theatre Guild), 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590

Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppi Verdi, November 2012

  • November 4, (Sunday 2:00pm), 8 (Thursday 8:00pm), 10 (Saturday 7:30pm), 11 (Sunday 2:00pm), 16 (Friday 8:00pm), 17 (Saturday 7:30pm), 18 (Sunday 2:00pm), 24 (Saturday 7:30pm), 25 (Sunday 2:00pm) at the Bay Terrace Theater (with Mira Theatre Guild), 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590
  • December 1 (Saturday 7:30pm), 2 (Sunday 2:00pm)  at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709

(Subject to change)

  • Cast List Featured Article Cast List Cast List

    Madama Butterfly: Teressa Byrnes, Eileen Meredith, Shelly Marie Welch Suzuki: Kate Bolton Schmuckler, Carol Hoover, Marsha Sims, Ellen Yeung B. F. Pinkerton:  Orlando... More »

  • Butterfly Press Release Featured Article Butterfly Press Release Butterfly Press Release

    Verismo Opera Presents Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini Tickets & information: (707) 864-5508, or Mira Theatre (707) 552-0400 Pacifica Performances (650) 355-1882, Brown... More »

  • Madama Butterfly Writeup Mercury News Featured Article Madama Butterfly Writeup Mercury News Madama Butterfly Writeup Mercury News

    Pacifica Times Website By Jean Bartlett Pacifica Tribune correspondent Posted:   07/31/2012 05:01:03 PM PDT Updated:   07/31/2012 05:01:03 PM PDT Saturday night at... More »

  • Un Ballo in Maschera Performances Featured Article Un Ballo in Maschera Performances Un Ballo in Maschera Performances

    Bay Terrace Theater (with Mira Theatre Guild), 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590   Brown Paper Tickets or call (707) 864-5508, Tickets $16-20 November 3,... More »

  • Un Ballo in Maschera Gallery Featured Photo Gallery Un Ballo in Maschera Gallery Un Ballo in Maschera Gallery

    This gallery contains photos of Un Ballo in Maschera performances by Verismo Opera November 3 - December 2, 2012.  Photos by Marsha Sims. More »

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Madama Butterfly Writeup Mercury News Last Updated on 2017-03-19 18:03:20 Pacifica Times Website By Jean Bartlett Pacifica Tribune correspondent Posted:   07/31/2012 05:01:03 PM PDT Updated:   07/31/2012 05:01:03 PM PDT Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., Verismo Opera Company is arriving on the stage of Pacifica Performances to present one of the greatest opera tragedies of all time, "Madama Butterfly." Adapted from the book by John L. Long, (drama by David Belasco, Italian libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa, English version by R. H. Elkin), and with music by Giacomo Puccini, Madama Butterfly takes place in late 19th century in a lovely Japanese villa on the outskirts of Nagasaki. It is here that the young Japanese geisha, Cio-Cio-San, known as Madama Butterfly, falls in love with U.S. Navy Lieutenant B. F. Pinkerton. Their meeting, arranged by the local marriage broker, Goro, is a real dream of happiness for Cio-Cio-San, for she... More »
Un Ballo in Maschera Gallery Last Updated on 2017-03-19 18:01:58 This gallery contains photos of Un Ballo in Maschera performances by Verismo Opera November 3 - December 2, 2012.  Photos by Marsha Sims. More »
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