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Teatro Flaiaio Piccola Lirica offers a fresh take on classic opera. Traditional masterpieces are reworked into a 90-minute format and feature young and upcoming actors in a small traditional theater. By retaining the heart of the work and then adding to it with new ideas and modern technology, the audience has the opportunity to experience the best of opera.
This is one of the oldest theaters in Rome. It was built in 1732 by the architect Theoldi on commission from the Sforza Cesarini family and has been restored many times over the years. It became the premises of the Teatro Sabile company of Rome in 1994, currently directed by Mario Martone. By means of collaboration with other Italian companies, and as a result of the interesting technical possibilities the stage offers, the program is varied, with some large-scale productions. Cultural initiatives, such as conferences, debates and the reading of classical texts, often take place during the winter months in its foyer.
Commissioned by Prince Maffeo Sciarra for the production of operettas and light comedies, this theater was constructed entirely of wood in 1871. It was rebuilt in stone at the beginning of the century and owes its present appearance to the architect Piacentinin who was responsible for its restoration in the 1950s. The stage has played host to many famous Italian actors including Fregoli, Petrolini, Visconti and Gassman. Today the Quirino is managed by the Italian Theater Board and mainly offers high-quality classical and contemporary theater productions. A particularly interesting initiative is Dopo il sipario during which the audience can talk and mingle with the actors. The theater also houses seminars, meetings, conferences and art exhibitions.
This theater is famous for its cabaret and satirical shows, starring Italian actors famous in this particular field, many of whom used this theater to launch their careers. The elegant foyer recalls times gone by and attracts an aristocratic Roman audience. This theater truly provides an experience of a lifetime. For more information on event schedules and reservations, call ahead.
This modern, large theater with excellent acoustics is certainly the best in the capital for productions of Italian and international hit musicals such as The Rocky Horror Show. This theater also caters to family audiences, what with performances like The Diary of Anne Frank and The Wizard of Oz. You can also drop by to catch a musical performance by the likes of Anna Oxa, Edward Chun, and Lea Salonga.
One of the most ornate and richly designed architectural places in Rome, the Teatro Belli or the 'Theater Beautiful' is known as one of the most beautiful theaters in all of Rome. With a rich and diverse history behind it, the very ancient and historic theater which is accommodated within what used to be the Church of the Monastero di Santa Apollonia, is a beehive of cultural and theatrical activities. With a bevy of activities that have left their mark here and a whole lot of new ones lined up for the future, Teatro Belli is here to stay.
Founded in the late 19th Century by the entrepreneur Costanzi, this theater was for a long time considered to be one of the most prestigious opera theaters in Europe. Having gone through some difficult years, the Teatro dell'Opera has recently returned to its status as a primary venue for opera, ballet and symphonic music seasons. During the summer, opera is staged at the lovely Terme di Caracalla or the beautiful Piazza di Siena in the Villa Borghese gardens.
Teatro Brancaccio is a well-known theater that has hosted many important artists, such as Aldo Fabrizi, Louis Armstrong, and the Beatles. It contains the main theater with 1400 seats and the Morgana theater which has 105 seats. The theater provides a variety of shows, such as plays, musicals, and music. So whether you want an intimate performance or the thrill of a major act, Teatro Brancaccio is the perfect location to head for a eventful evening.
If you want to enjoy some really good theater then you should head to Teatro Vittoria, for it stages some of the most wonderful performances. This 23-year-old theater can accommodate up to 560 people. The ambiance created is cozy and comfortable. One is awestruck by the royal red interiors and the courteous staff. The state-of-the-art technology with respect to light and sound will make witnessing a play here worth remembering. During the theater season the space can be used for other activities during the day.
A vibrant theater and a hot spot for performing of arts, is a vast space which can accommodate more than 400 guests. Beautiful balconies accessible through walkways, provide a panoramic view of the dramas and plays. Theater-lovers throng the place and get their tickets booked in advance.
Arched hallways, ornate entrances, scenic front-yard, roof covered with dark-fire bricks, accommodating spaces...Cinderella's ball? A theater along the river, sticking out like an elegant swan is more likely the answer to the larger-than-life description about Teatro India. A former factory, Teatro India is what remains of an industrial takeover in the past. The landscape theater is the convergence spot where real life meets reel life. Truth meets fiction and takes you on a never-ending and captivating journey of human emotions and well-crafted plays. The theater is also a perfect setting for conferences and events.