Teatro La Fenice
La Fenice theatre (Teatro La Fenice) is one of the most famous theatres in Europe. From the beginning it was the official theatre of the Venetian aristocracy. On November 1, 1789, a competition was announced to design and construct the Fenice Theatre. After a long debate, Giannantonio Selva was chosen as the architect. The theatre was completed in April 1792. It replaced t...
The theatre was dedicated to the famous comedian and playwright, who lived and wrote in the Venetian language. It is located in the center of Venice, between the Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge, and can easily be reached in a few minutes from the Rialto landing stage. It is also close to the Campo San Luca.
The theatre was built in the 1720s, on the wishes of the Vendra...
The Malibran theatre, built in 1677, is the largest, most magnificent, and richest theatre in Venice. It is located behind the church of the San Giovanni Grisostomo on the very site of the house of Marco Polo.
Today, this theatre has wider boxes and a lengthened gallery, which resembled its original structure. It brings in thousands of Italy’s theatre-goers every year andha...
San Cassiano Theatre
The theatre of San Cassiano in Venice, inaugurated in early 1637, was the first opera house that was opened to the general public. The theatre took its name from the neighborhood where it is located, the parish of San Cassiano that is close to the Rialto.
The original wooden structured theatre, used for plays, was built by Andrea Palladio in 1565, but was destroyed by a f...
The Teatro Italia, also called the Cinema Italia by local Venetians, is one of the great theatres of old Venezia. The building is typical of Byzantine architecture throughout the city.
The winged lion symbol of San Marco adorns the roof of the theatre. A cast iron bell hangs over the entrance, to remind theatre-goers that a performance is ready to start.
The theatre has hosted ...
Teatro Fondamenta Nuove
This new Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, just near the magnificent Ca’ d’Oro, is the most innovative theatre in Venice. Complete Italian operas with costumes, lights and scenes are performed by great artists from the most important Italian theatres. The performances include singers, soloists, conductors and orchestras, with many years of experience in the field of Italian ...
Teatro Toniolo, located in Mestre island, was inaugurated in 1912. Performance programs range from Shakespeare to local drama, and chamber music to Italian vocalists, occasionally in the Venetian dialect. The acoustics in this theatre are excellent and it is extremely comfortable. The theatre lacks free parking but you can try the pay car parking in Piazzale Candiani.
Teatro del Parco
The Theatre of Parco, located on Mestre Island, and the Parco della Bissuola, the largest city park, often hosts musical and recreational events, contributing greatly to the vibrancy of city life. This theatre can be reached easily by public transport and various car parks are close by.
This theatre also has disabled access. It always opens in the cold season from O...
Teatro della Murata
The theatre of Murata was opened to the public in 1970. It is a small theatrical hall with audience capacity of only 70. This theatre was constructed from an old warehouse in the historical center of Mestre, attached to the remains of the ancient city walls.
Since its opening year, Teatro della Murata has been a place of theatrical innovation, providing a venue for high qu...
The Theatre Interpreti Veneziani, originally from Venice, emerged from a group of master musicians who made their debut in 1987. It then became a main attraction for both locals and visitors to the romantic city.
The ensemble plays more than 350 concerts a year at the San Vidal Church of Venice, where Antonio Vivaldi used to play.
This theatre has earned Interpreti Venez...