Open theatres in Emilia

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07/10/2020 - 08/12/2020

Open theatres in Emilia

24 and 25 October and from 5 to 8 December 2020 Visit Emilia is opening the curtain on 22 historical theatres in Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia and in the nearby area

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Please note that reservation is mandatory, by contacting the theatres.

TEATRO REGIO
Parma
One of the finest opera theatres in Italy, built in the neoclassical style: the duchess Maria Luigia Asburgo Lorena, wife of Napoleone Bonaparte, ordered the construction in 1821. 
Opening times:
24 October: 9.30 am>12.30 am, 2.30 pm > 5.30 pm
25 October: 10am>4pm
6 and 8 December: 10am>4pm
7 December: 9.30 am>12.30 am, 2.30pm>5.30pm
Admissions every hour
Free entrance and guided tours on 24 and 25 October.
Entrance and guided tour on payment on 6, 7 and 8 December: 5€ per person, reduced fee 3€ (people aged 18-30, over 65, Casa della Musica visitors, Toscanini Museum), reduced fee 2€ (children aged 6-18, schools). Free ticket for under 6 and people with disabilities.
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0521 203995
E-mail: visitareilregio@teatroregioparma.it
Web: www.teatroregioparma.it

You can also join Parma city tours for a fee scheduled in the following days:
24 October: 10.30 am
25 October: 10.30 am
6 December: 10.30 am
7 December: 10.30 am
8 December: 10.30 am

Reservation is mandatory: tel +390521218889

TEATRO FARNESE
Parma
Discover the unique harmony of this theatre located inside Pilotta complex and built entirely in wood in 1618
Opening times:
24 October: 8.30am>7pm
25 October: 1pm>7pm
5 December: 8.30am>7pm
6 December: 1pm>7 pm
8 December: 1pm>7pm
Guided tours:
24 October: 10 am, 11 am, 12 am
5 December: 10 am, 11 am, 12 am
Entrance and guided tours on payment
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0521 220420 - +39 0521 222424
E-mail: cm-pil.info@beniculturali.it
Web: www.complessopilotta.it

You can also join Parma city tours for a fee scheduled in the following days:
24 October: 10.30 am
25 October: 10.30 am
6 December: 10.30 am
7 December: 10.30 am
8 December: 10.30 am

Reservation is mandatory: tel +390521218889

TEATRO GIUSEPPE VERDI
Busseto (Parma)
Located inside the Rocca, hosted some of young Giuseppe Verdi’s performances. Even though the theatre is entitled to him, Verdi strangely had a complicated relationship with this place
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: 9.30 am>1pm, 3pm>6.30pm
From 5 to 8 December: 9.30am>1pm, 2.30pm>5.30pm
Entrance and guided tour fees: 4€ per person, reduced fee 3€ for children aged 6-14 and over 65

You can also join free Busseto city tours scheduled in the following days:
24 October: 3.30 pm
25 October: 3.30 pm
6 December: 3.30 pm
7 December: 3.30 pm
8 December: 3.30 pm

Reservation is mandatory

Info and reservations:
Tel. +39 0524 92487
E-mail: info@bussetolive.com
Web: www.bussetolive.com

TEATRO MAGNANI
Fidenza (Parma)
The elegant concert hall, with three orders of boxes, a proscenium enriched with gold and white stuccoes, is one of the highlights of the theatre; It is entitled to the local artist who created dozens of Verdi’s sets. Magnani also decorated the interiors entirely, including the hall “Sala del Ridotto”
Opening times:
24 October: 3.30pm>16.30 and 16.30>17.30
5 and 6 December: 3.30pm>16.30 and 16.30>17.30
Free entrance and guided tours
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0524 83377
E-mail: iat.fidenza@terrediverdi.it
Web: www.terrediverdi.it

ARENA DEL SOLE
Roccabianca (Parma)
Opened in 1946, visitors will enjoy its unique feature: 9 statues, that used to be part of the larger monument by Ettore Ximenes entitled to Giuseppe Verdi and located in the railway station square in Parma. The statues, portrays of Verdi’s operas, were damaged during World War Two and then relocated inside the theatre. Now you can see them during your visit to the theatre
Opening times:
From 5 to 8 December: in the morning and in the afternoon
Free entrance and guided tour
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 328 8440225
E-mail:  everelina@virgilio.it

You can also join Roccabianca Castle guided tours for a fee scheduled in the following days:
5-8 December 2020
Reservation is mandatory: tel. +390521374065 or +390521823221

TEATRO PALLAVICINO
Polesine Zibello (Parma)
The small Italian-style hall in the hearth of Lower Parma is an evolution of the original rougher one commissioned by the Marquis Antonio Pallavicino in 1804
Opening times:
6 and 8 December: 10-12 am
Free entrance and guided tour

You can also join free Zibello historical centre city tours scheduled in the following days:
6 and 8 December: 10 am and 11.15 am
Reservation is mandatory

Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0524 506862 - +39 0524 506851
E-mail: municipio@comune.polesine-zibello.pr.it
Web: www.comune.polesine-zibello.pr.it

TEATRO MUNICIPALE DI PIACENZA
Piacenza
Th finest theatre in Italy according to Stendhal, this one boasts a unique, cutting-edge and elegant structure. In 1895 was the first theatre in Italy to be lit by electric lamps
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: from 10 am to 5 pm admission every hour
From 5 to 8 December: from 10 am to 5 pm admission every hour
Entrance and guided tour (including Teatro Municipale, Teatro San Matteo, Teatro dei Filodrammatici, Teatro Gioia): 3€/person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 492264-62-59 (Monday-Friday 10-1am and 3-5pm)
E-mail: info@teatripiacenza.it
Web: www.teatripiacenza.it

You can also join free Piacenza city tours scheduled in the following days:
24 and 25 October: 10am and 3pm
5-8 December: 3pm
Reservation is mandatory: eventi@atlanteguide.it , tel. +39 334 1553061 (Mon-Fri 3-6pm)

TEATRO SAN MATTEO
Piacenza
Located in an alley between via Castello and via Taverna, reveals in its structure the holy origins of the protoromanic Tempietto
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: 10am-6pm
From 5 to 8 December: 10am-6pm
Entrance and guided tours (including Teatro Municipale, Teatro San Matteo, Teatro dei Filodrammatici, Teatro Gioia): 3€/person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 492264
E-mail: info@teatripiacenza.it
Web:  www.teatripiacenza.it

You can also join free Piacenza city tours scheduled in the following days:
24 and 25 October: 10am and 3pm
5-8 December: 3pm
Reservation is mandatory: eventi@atlanteguide.it, tel. +39 334 1553061 (Mon-Fri 3-6pm)

TEATRO DEI FILODRAMMATICI
Piacenza
Built in the XVI century, it was originally conceived as a church to host Saint Franca’s remains, patroness of Cistercian nuns. It was later used for military purposes and converted into a school of music and a printing house before being turned into a theatre at the beginning of the XX cent.
Opening times:
24 October, 5 and 7 December: 12am-2pm
6 and 8 December: 5.45-6.45pm
Entrance and guided tours (including Teatro Municipale, Teatro San Matteo, Teatro dei Filodrammatici, Teatro Gioia): 3€/person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 492264-62-59
E-mail: info@teatripiacenza.it
Web:www.teatripiacenza.it

You can also join free Piacenza city tours scheduled in the following days:
24 and 25 October: 10am and 3pm
5-8 December: 3pm
Reservation is mandatory: eventi@atlanteguide.it, tel. +39 334 1553061 (Mon-Fri 3-6pm)

TEATRO GIOIA
Piacenza
Once church of the Holy Heart and headquarters of the Jesuit Order, later converted into the Romagnosi theatre. Officially became a theatre in 1990
Opening times:
24 October, 5 and 7 December: 12am-2pm
6 and 8 December: 5.45-6.45pm
Entrance and guided tours (including Teatro Municipale, Teatro San Matteo, Teatro dei Filodrammatici, Teatro Gioia): 3€/person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 492264-62-59 (Mon-Fri 10-1am and 3-5pm)
E-mail: info@teatripiacenza.it
Web: www.teatripiacenza.it

You can also join free Piacenza city tours scheduled in the following days:
24 and 25 October: 10am and 3pm
5-8 December: 3pm
Reservation is mandatory: eventi@atlanteguide.it, tel. +39 334 1553061 (Mon-Fri 3-6pm)

TEATRO SERRA DI PARCO RAGGIO
Pontenure (Piacenza)
Built between the end of the XIX Cent. And the beginning of the XX, this gem located near Villa Fortunata hosts a stage built in masonry and a proscenium arch preserving traces of flower decorations
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: 3.45pm
5, 6 and 8 December: 3.45pm
Theatre and Villa Raggio: Free entrance and guided tour
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 511504, +393389960127
E-mail: biblioteca.pontenure@sintranet.it
Web: www.comune.pontenure.pc.it

TEATRO VERDI
Castel San Giovanni (PC)
Opened in 1823, here the worldwide renown dancer Anna Maria “Marietta” Baderna performed for the first time in 1841
Opening times:
5 December: 3pm
8 December: 3pm
Free entrance and guided tours (theatre, Collegiata di San Giovanni and historic centre)
Info&reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 889741-9652
Mail: turismo-sport.csg@sintranet.itdbotti@comune.castelsangiovanni.pc.it

TEATRO ELEONORA DUSE
Cortemaggiore (Piacenza)
At the beginning of the XX cent. this theatre was entitled to a legendary Italian actress who first performed at the age of 10. Originally hosted a convent and later converted into a theatre on commission from Maria Luigia of Austria (1826)
Opening times
25 October: 10am>12am
6 December: 10am>12am
Free entrance and guided tours

You can also join free Cortemaggiore guided tours scheduled in the following days:
25 October and 6 December 10 am

Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0523 832708 (unavailable on Mondays and Saturdays)
E-mail: scuolaecultura@comune.cortemaggiore.pc.it

TEATRO VERDI
Fiorenzuola d’Arda (Piacenza)
Designed by Giannantonio Perreau, inaugurated in 1853 by Maria Luigia of Austria
Opening times:
25 October: tours at 3.15pm, 4.15pm,5.15pm, 6.15pm
Free entrance and guided tours
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 338 3267926
E-mail: fiorenzuolainmovimento@outlook.it

TEATRINO DEL CASTELLO DI VIGOLENO
Vigoleno (Piacenza)
Probably one the smallest theatres in the world, it was designed by Russian painter Alexandr Jacovleff in the twenties. Exotic style and rich in symbolism, the hall is a triumph of suggestions and details bound in a dense vegetation that reminds of Severini’s magic realism
Opening times:
24 October, 5 and 7December: 3-3.30 pm and 4.45-5.20pm
25 October, 6 and 8 December: 11-11.30am, 3-3.30pm and 4.45-5.20pm
Entrance and guided tours (Theatre and castle): 6,50€/person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 329 7503774 - +39 0523 5223
E-mail: nfo@visitvigoleno.it
Web: www.visitvigoleno.it

TEATRO MUNICIPALE ROMOLO VALLI
Reggio Emilia
Inaugurated in 1857 in its current form, it reflects local people’s passion for the stage: in fact, since the second half of the XVII cent. all noble palaces in Reggio Emilia have been designed with a dedicated space for performances
Opening times:
25 October: entrance every half hour from 3 to 5.30pm
5 December: entrance every half hour from 10 to 11-30am and from 2.30 to 5pm
6 December: 9.45am, 10am, 11.15am, 11.30am
Entrance fee, guided tour included: 5€ per person
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0522 458854 (on Mondays 9am-1am)
E-mail:biglietteria@iteatri.re.it
Web: www.iteatri.re.it

You can also join free Reggio Emilia city tours scheduled in the following days:
25 October and 5 December: 10.30 am
6 December: 2.30pm
Reservation is mandatory: tel. +0522451152 (IAT Reggio Emilia-Tourist Office)

TEATRO COMUNALE BONIFAZIO ASIOLI
Correggio (Reggio Emilia)
A place with a lively past of performances, fires and reconstructions, now located in the area where Niccolò Postumo built his palace at the end of The XV cent
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: tours at 10 am and 15 pm
5, 6 and 8 December: tours at 10 am and 15 pm
Free entrance and guided tour

You can also join free Correggio city tours scheduled in the following days:
25 October and 6 December: 4pm

Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0522 631770
E-mail: turismo@comune.correggio.re.it
Web: www.turismocorreggio.it

TEATRO RUGGERO RUGGERI
Guastalla (Reggio Emilia)
One of the ten oldest theatres in Italy, it was designed in 1671 by Anronio Vasconi by order of Ferrante the Third Duke of Guastalla
Opening times:
25 October: 4pm
6 and 8 December: 4pm
Free entrance and guided tours

After the theatre guided tour you can also join Guastalla city tours

Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0522 839761 - +39 0522 839756
E-mail: ufficiocultura@comune.guastalla.re.it
Web: www.comune.guastalla.re.it

TEATRO FRANCO TAGLIAVINI
Novellara (Reggio Emilia)
Inaugurated in 1868 and located inside the old fortress of the Gonzaga family, it is a smaller version of Reggio Emilia’s Municipale. The original concert hall dates back to the XVI cent.
Opening times:
5 December: 3.30pm and 4.30pm
6 December: 10am and 11am
Free entrance and guided tours

You can also join free Novellara city tours scheduled in the following days:
5 and 6 December: 3.30pm

Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0522 655407
E-mail: teatro.novellara@gmail.com
Web: teatronovellara.it

TEATRO HERBERIA
Rubiera (Reggio Emilia)
The name recalls the old toponym “Rubiera” and its curtain first rose in 1926 revealing the late art-nouveau style designed by Antonio Panizzi and Italo Costa
Opening times:
24 and 25 October: 3.30pm
5 and 6 December: 3.30pm
Free entrance and guided tours
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 0522 621133
E-mail: prenotazioni@comune.rubiera.re.it
Web: www.comune.rubiera.re.it

TEATRO SOCIALE
Gualtieri (Reggio Emilia)
Open since 1907 Inside the XVI century fortress- palace built for the will of Bentivoglio family, the original tiny wooden baroque hall designed by Giovan Battista Fattori in 1775 has been rebuilt on a larger scale
Opening times:
25 October and 6 December: Guided tours every half hour from 10 to 12am and from 2.30 to 4pm
Entrance and guided tours by free donation
Info and reservations:
Tel: +39 329 1456183 (Mon-Fri 6-8pm)
Web: www.teatrosocialegualtieri.it/prenotazione

TEATRO COMUNALE
Rio Saliceto (Reggio Emilia)
An original example of both private and public construction, it was inaugurated in 1911 apparently for the will of Clina Sacchetti who invested her husband’s money for buying lands in building this hall
Opening times:
24 October: 10am>1pm and 2pm>6pm
5 December: 10am>1pm and 2pm>6pm
Free entrance and guided tours
Info and Reservations:
Tel: +39 366 3206544
E-mail: quellidel29@gmail.com
Web: www.quellidel29.it

You can also join free Rio Saliceto city tours scheduled in the following days:
5 December: 10.30 and 11.30am
Reservation is mandatory: tel. +39 0522 647838 or WhatsApp +39 334 3173281

 



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