Virago Theatre Group Hosts Special Fund-Raiser

Alameda’s Virago Theatre Company is celebrating six years of its work bringing opera and passion for theater to the Island and throughout the Bay Area at 7 p.m. tonight, Jan. 21, in Berkeley.

Singers Eileen Meredith and Ray Chavez will entertain the audience with selections from Virago’s upcoming production of “Madama Butterfly.” Performers Sally Mouzon, Alex Tate and their colleagues will also present other beloved pieces as part of a special evening of music, wine and fun, the group says.

The event is a fund-raiser for the theater company’s winter and spring productions of “A Taste of Honey” and “Madama Butterfly,” and its members would like to see as many Alamedans and other supports attend as possible.

The suggested donation is $30, and the venue is the Berkeley Piano Club at 2724 Haste St., Berkeley.

“Madama Butterfly” will be presented from March 31 to April 15 at Rhythmix Cultural Works.

Janet Levaux