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Piccolo Theatre Group


Named in honour of the late director Giorgio Strehler, the Piccolo Teatro Strehler is generally acknowledged as the city's top venue. Its director, Luca...

Piccolo Teatro Strehler Largo Greppi

Teatro alla Scala & Museo Teatrale alla Scala

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums, Theatre

If you can get hold of, or afford, a ticket to La Scala, opera-lovers worldwide will hold you in higher esteem. When the new season begins on 7 December...

Piazza della Scala

Teatro Arsenale


This theatre is housed in a deconsecrated 13th-century church at the far end of via Torino. The company, directed by Annig Raimondi, tends to specialise in...

Via Correnti 11

Teatro Carcano


This theatre opened its doors in 1803 and was subsequently the setting for the premieres of operas by Bellini and Donizetti. Not surprisingly, it tends to...

Corso di Porta Romana 63

Teatro Ciak


Leo Wachter, who organised the first Beatles concert in Italy, turned this cinema into a theatre in 1977. Today Ciak (which is the sound made by a...

Via Sangallo 33

Teatro del Buratto al Pime


The season at this puppet theatre runs from October to March. Shows are in Italian.

Via Mosè Bianchi 94

Teatro dell'Elfo


This group was founded in 1973 by, among others, a young Gabriele Salvatores, who went on to direct movies such as the award-winning Mediterraneo....

Via Ciro Menotti 11

Teatro Franco Parenti


As of the 2008 season, Teatro Franco Parenti is back in business at its historical headquarters on via Pier Lombardo. Director Andrée Ruth Shammah is...

Via Pier Lombardo 14

Teatro Leonardo da Vinci


This is the home of the Quelli di Grock, an experimental theatre company established in 1976. One of its founders, Maurizio Nichetti, went on to become an...

Via Ampère 1

Teatro Litta


This theatre is housed in a splendid baroque building in an elegant part of Milan. The company, on the other hand, is young, and endeavours to present the...

Corso Magenta 24

Teatro Manzoni

Critics' choice

This spectacular theatre is part of Silvio Berlusconi's vast media empire. The programme has more than a sprinkling of celebrities for an audience that is...

Via Manzoni 42

Teatro Nuovo


In spite of its central address, this theatre is hard to find, located downstairs among the shopping arcade colonnades at San Babila. The programme tends to...

Piazza San Babila

Teatro Smeraldo


This 2,000-seater is one of the city's largest theatres, although it tends to concentrate on music and dance, rather than drama. The programme is eclectic,...

Piazza XXV Aprile 10