Spoleto: Teatro Caio Melisso

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Umbria
City: Spoleto
Location: Piazza del Duomo 1

Built 1667 as "Nobile Teatro di Spoleto". 1749 rebuilding. Re-opened 1749 as "Nuovo Teatro". 1819 major rebuilding. Closed 1854 when the new "Teatro Nuovo" was opened. 1877-1880 rebuilding and renovations by Giovanni Montiroli, ceiling painting by Domenico Bruschi. Re-opened 1880 as "Teatro Caio Melisso" in honour of the Roman writer, Gaius Maecenas Melissus (1st century AD). 350 seats. Used for opera performances by the summer arts and theatre festival "Festival dei Due Mondi".

Links: www.comunespoleto.gov.itwww.festivaldispoleto.com, Wikipedia

[Spoleto: Teatro Caio Melisso] Front Text: "Spoleto - Teatro Caio Melisso"
Publisher: Rotastampa, Terni; 147
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
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[Spoleto: Teatro Caio Melisso] Reverse Text: "Spoleto - Piazza del Cuomo e Teatro Caio Melisso, Duomo Square and Caio Melisso Opera House, Place du Dôme et Théâtre Caio Melisso, Domkirche Platz und Opernhaus Caio Melisso"
Publisher: Ediz. F.lli Tamburini, Terni; 72650/S 23
Size: Modern
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[Spoleto: Teatro Caio Melisso] Reverse Text: "Spoleto - Teatro Caio Melisso - Interno"
Publisher: Fotorapida Terni; 81
Size: Modern
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[Spoleto: Teatro Caio Melisso] Front Text: "Spoleto - Teatro Caio Melisso - Atrio"
Publisher: Rotastampa, Terni; 135
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Spoleto to Roma, 1961

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