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Teatro Politeama Greco


A small Baroque jewel in the heart of Lecce

Teatro Politeama Greco in Lecce is adjacent to the Carlo V Castle. Built in 1737, it is southern Italy’s second most important theater, after the well-known San Carlo Theater in Naples. Home to opera and symphony seasons and known as a traditional theater, it later became a national monument in 1979. Famous names from the world of opera and classical music who have appeared at Politeama Greco include Tito Schipa, Ennio Morricone and Katia Ricciarelli appointed as artistic director. With a seating capacity of 998 people,including 693 in the stalls, 2 tiers of boxes with 130 and 105 seats respectively and a gallery of 60 seats, in addition to the opera and symphony season, the theater offers ​​plays, musicals, cabaret shows, ballet performances, concerts and organizes parallel activities that include  events, exhibitions, workshops and theater tours.

Teatro Politeama Greco

Via XXV Luglio, 30, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy

Call +390832241468 Website

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