Artistic Director Robert Paine

​Virago Theatre Company is proud to present Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece "Il Trovatore" in a limited engagement of just four performances at the elegant Alameda Elk's Ballroom, 2255 Santa Clara Ave! Ellen St. Thomas directs, Maestro Robert Ashens conducts this glorious and spellbinding opera. Virago Resident Artist Eileen Meredith as Leonora, Alex Boyer as Manrico, Jo Vincent Parks as Count di Luna and Elizabeth Baker as Azucena. 

Verdi’s wrenching story of betrayal, passion, revenge and star-crossed love set in a tribal world of medieval fantasy. Rich with many of opera’s most beautiful and exhilarating melodies, Il Trovatore's score is simply glorious

 Jan 31st 7:30pm, Feb 2nd 2pm, Feb 7th 7:30pm & Feb 9th 2pm Wednesday, January 29th, 7:30pm, Final Dress Rehearsal, 
tickets ONLY $15!

EXCLUSIVE TABLE SEATS WITH FRIENDS! BOOK NOW, LIMITED SEATING! FRIDAY NIGHTS ONLY! Available ONLY Opening Night, Friday Jan 31st and Friday, Feb 7, 7:30pm performance $45 per ticket Appetizers at the table  2 bottles of wine  Premium seating 10 maximum per table Join us at the no-host bar before the show for cocktails or wine!

 Friday, January 31st, Opening Night! 7:30pm show. Come early at 7:00pm to meet Maestro Robert Ashens. Champagne Reception after the show! 
Sunday, Feb 2, 2:00pm performance
Friday, Feb 7, 7:30 performance.
Arrive at 7pm and learn the Anvil Chorus with Maestro Robert Ashens!
Sunday, Feb 9, 2:00pm performance.  
Wine & Cheese Reception after the show!

Il Trovatore