The Teatro Comunale of Todi was built in 1876. The architect was Carlo Gatteschi. The biggest attraction inside the theater is the big curtain, which was painted with a historical event.
Todi Municipal Theatre
Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 15 – Todi. Tel: (+39) 075 8942206. Times and admission price depend on the event.
History and Description
The Teatro Comunale (“City Theatre”) of Todi was designed by the architect Carlo Gatteschi. It was inaugurated in 1876. The first opera performed there was “A Masked Ball” (Un Ballo in Maschera) by Giuseppe Verdi.
The theater can accommodate 499 spectators.
The most striking feature is the large curtain painted with “The Visit of Ludovico Ariosto to Todi.” The artist was Annibale Brugnoli, who was from Perugia. (Brugnoli was also responsible for the ceiling decorations of the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.)