Evocative encounter between the city and culture.
The theatre, a tradition passed on to us from thousands of years ago, is emblematic of the culture of Magna Graecia in Southern Italy. Reggio Calabria is no exception, as epitomised by the Arena of the Strait: a modern theatre that is strongly inspired by the arenas of the ancient tradition of Magna Graecia on the waterfront promenade Lungomare Falcomatà, where the sea breeze mingles with the emotions of the show. Nevertheless, the main theatre in the city is Teatro Francesco Cilea, whose theatre productions are followed every season by a loyal public. Are you ready for some excitement?
The building was built at the end of the second decade of the 19th century and was named after the Palmese musician Francesco Cilea. The Cilea Theatre is characterized by its elegant foyer and large red curtain on the proscenium, featuring especially sophisticated architecture and furnishings nearly [...]