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Teatro Salone Margherita

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Address: Via dei Due Macelli, 75, 00187 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 679 1439
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Description: Salone Margherita Theatre was born in 1898 in the heart of Rome. The name...
Salone Margherita Theatre was born in 1898 in the heart of Rome. The name Margherita was a clear homage to Margherita of Savoia, King Umberto's first wife. Here typical vaudeville shows were presented to flaunt more luxury and refinement than in any theatre in Rome. In the '10s, the best comedians and the most searched soubrettes of the age appeared in the playbill of the theatre and, throughout the past century, it has been a theater attached to the revue, Roman comedy, vaudeville show and operetta. Since 2011 I Virtuosi dell'opera di Roma performed here an important part of their Concert's Season.
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La Traviata

The opera house really puts you back in the 30-40's, we went for the box with dinner, the anti pasta was Ok the rest was just passable, to be expected, the novelty of the box was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I took my daughter to this theatre to see her first opera - La Traviata. The performance was very good and I was particularly impressed with Alfredo and Violetta. The orchestra was superb. The theatre itself is charming in an art deco way. And for 30 euros including a tasty pasta dish before the production, it was excellent value.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I went to this venue twice in one week. On the first occasion, the cast performed La Traviata. The theatre is a sweet, old fashioned venue. The ticket was reasonably priced. They offer a free pasta dish from a buffet before the performance, but nobody told me this when I booked or when I picked up my ticket, which was... More 

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The concierge at our hotel couldn't make contact with the theatre to make a booking for us for the Opera 'La Traviata' as the theatre's phone and computer were out of order. We, therefore, decided to try our luck and go there ourselves to see if there were any tickets left. Luckily tickets were still available and we had an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Excellent venue, Music, service and value for money. Can really recommend very friendly staff, and the performance was amazing with encores a real gem and cannot stress the value for money drinks and ice cream excellent value

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The opera house really puts you back in the 30-40's, we went for the box with dinner, the anti pasta was Ok the rest was just passable, to be expected, the novelty of the box was well worth it, the cast of the opera were marvellous, acoustics good and the orchestra (really) jammed in were also excellent. A pleasant evening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Oh poor Julie M ! Her experience does not match ours in any way. We arrived early, had reasonably priced drinks, with little sandwiches, in the reception before being shown to our 'box' upstairs. It did take a couple of minutes to sort out seating for 4 as all were set up for 2s but this was done quickly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What a wonderful place to spend an evening in Rome, a little taste of what life there was like in the recent past. A beautiful theatre, (go for middle stalls and get there early to snag a seat with a table near the bar) extremely friendly staff and reasonably priced quality drinks. A must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I saw La Traviata in April 2014, and again in San Paola Entra le Mura this March. Some of the cast were the same, but Salone Margherita is so homely. Not at all the pretentious opera crowd you get in Ireland, and they QUEUED ORDERLY for a drink at the interval. And the crowning moment - they give out free... More 

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Mornington, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you enjoy live performance then I highly recommend the Teatro Salone Margherita. We saw The Barber of Saville performed by i Virtuosi Dell'opera di Roma and it was great. Actors were of a high quality and all at some stage showed a bit of comdeic flare, keeping the play lively and interactive; even walking through and performing in the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The entire experience was just ridiculous. Having prebooked tickets for the opera with box and dinner we were very excited to attend. However our excitement soon turned to dismay and quickly disbelief as events unfolded. To begin we were told to arrive at 7.30 for the dinner option, but by ticket administrators we wer told to wait in a freezing... More 

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Address: Address: Via dei Due Macelli, 75, 00187 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 679 1439
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio

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