Monday, January 27, 2020


Via Sistina 128/131

1948/49 Marcello Piacentini (1881/1960) on the area of the destroyed church of S. Francesca Romana (St. Frances of Rome)

The capacity is about 1,600 seats

The first show was a musical comedy with the Italian comedia Totò
Among the international artists who performed in this theater: Louis Armstrong, Burt Bacharach, Liza Minnelli, Dionne Warwick and Woody Allen

Since 2003, the Teatro Sistina has been recognized by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture as Teatro Stabile (permanent Theater) for Italian Musical Comedy

“The popularity of the Teatro Sistina arises mainly due to the never-ending activities of Garinei and Giovannini who, in 46 years of management, have given to the theater (not only Italian) masterpieces as Aggiungi un Posto a Tavola (Add a Place at the Table), Rugantino, Il Giorno della Tartaruga (The Day of the Turtle), shows performed in over 45 countries worldwide and translated into 16 languages” (Official website of the Teatro Sistina -

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