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From the outside looks quite unnoticeable to host such a small jewel. It can be underwhelming if had visited the Olimpico in Vicenza and the Farnese in Parma, those are larger ones.
Small and cute. Worth visiting if in the area.
This theatre was built in the late 16th century for the Gonzaga family, which dominated the nearby city of Mantua and is unique as the first one housed in a separate purpose-built building since ancient times. It is very small with tiered horseshoe shaped seating...More
The second oldest “modern” European theatre after Vicenza, which I visited last year. This one is more of the classic “opera house” horse shoe shape, rather than the Roman semi-circle, so is an important progression. The stage setting has been restored, giving a meaningful impression...More
One if the two must see sights here, other than strolling the town. The theatre is unique in its history. If you've seen the one in Vice sa than this is a secondary example. Worth a look if you're in the area.
The last item of the very informative tour of Sabbioneta I took a few days ago... the first example (with Vicenza's Teatro Olimpico) of modern theater, it is beautiful both inside and outside. Inside, the cavea is light and elegant. The original inclined stage has...More
Beautiful, small, jewel in architecture of the second '500. particular theater with less 150 seats characterized by the backdrop fixed, rebuilt in the 90s of' 900. one of the first examples of the theaters with foyer modern. symbol of the theater 12 statues troneggiano above...More