The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents Vincenzo Bellini’s opera, Norma, on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Note, this opera features verismo styled passion, both in lyric and music.



Norma…………………..Jessica Sandidge

Pollione…………………Benjamin Sloman

Oreveso…………………DeAndre Simmons

Adalgisa………………..Viktoriya Koreneva

Clotilde………………….EphiGenia Kastanas

Flavio…………………….Theron Cromer

Stage Director Evelyn La Quaif directs the opera.  Also, Maestra Lucy Arner conducts the Verismo Opera Orchestra, with Chorus Director Michael Wittenburg leading the chorus.

Verismo Opera Chorus


Angeles Acosta­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Hayley Bang

Grace Biegel

Debra Cantor

Sulia Chan

Joan Fazio Cohen

Rosemarie Gates

Theresa Kenny

Esther Kim

Anne Lee

Shakeh McMahon

Hyesuk Oh

Frances Rosario–Puleo

Marie Sniffen

Maria Stamas

Sandra Van Dyke

Alicia Weschler

Dorothy Zdanowicz


Angel Feliciano

Howard Gruber

Ed Hedlund

Vincent Marchese

Tony Martin

James Moy

Dennis Perez

Giovanni Simone

Daniel Vazquez


James Garvin

Joyce Ghia

Dolly Hernandez

Robert Konig

Hope Langer

Aubree McGraw

Brittany McGraw

William Mcmahon

See the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production of Bellini's Norma on October 28, 2018.

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera presents Bellini’s Norma at the Bergen Performing Arts Center.

The production features traditional staging with magnificent New York City designed sets and a full orchestra. The cast sings in Italian with English supertitles projected onto the stage for the audience to follow.

Tickets for NORMA

Purchase regular priced tickets.  First, visit or call bergenPAC’s box office, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey.  The box office’s hours are Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The box office also opens on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Second, call (201) 227–1030 or toll-free at 1-888-PACSHOW.  Furthermore, the box office opens two hours before a performance.

To purchase these tickets via phone at other times, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.  Similarly, a completely automated phone line provides self-service ticket sales, 24 hours a day via 1-866-448-7849. Tickets may also be purchased here online.

Ticket Prices: $25•$35•$45•$55

Discount Ticket Rates

The following discounts are available September 13 through October 28, 2018 to see Norma:

  • Children (12 years and younger) All tickets $10
  • Seniors 10% off any regularly priced ticket (May not be combined with other offers)

This discount is only available on the specific dates shown to see Norma on October 28, 2018.

  • 40% off list price on $55, $45 tickets only. Promotion code (NORMA). September 13, 14, and 15, 2018.

Special offers are not available online.  To order tickets, call 201-227-1030 or visit the theatre’s box office, located at 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, NJ. Patrons present special discount offers before the purchase.

Group Rates

Group discounts are available on $55 and $45 tickets with a minimum purchase of 10 tickets. For special group rates only, contact Ms. Hawks at riagrace[at] This discount is not available online.


The theatre is handicapped accessible. Furthermore, designated handicapped parking spaces are available. For more information about bergenPAC’s Accessibility Services, contact the theatre’s Americans With Disabilities Coordinator at (201) 816-8160, extension 31.