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Romolo Valli Municipal Theatre

It is the main town theatre. located inside the ancient town walls, it was built between 1852 and 1857. Designed as an opera house, it is now very active in classical music, opera, ballet, dance, operetta and contemporary music, and also hosts a historical record collection open to the public.

Piazza Martiri del 7 luglio - 42121 Reggio Emilia
Phone 0039 0522 458811
Fax 0039 0522 458922
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Romolo Valli Municipal Theatre, inside

Romolo Valli Municipal Theatre

The imposing Municipal Theatre, inaugurated in 1857 and dedicated to the Reggio Emilia-born actor Romolo Valli since 1980, covers a surface of 3,890 square metres. The map is composed of 4 stall rows and a gallery with a capacity of 1,088 seats. The Ridotto Theatre hosts concerts, exhibitions, conferences, meetings with the artists. The Municipal Theatre hosts concerts, opera, ballet, prose, musical and operetta performances.

Show times

Night performances usually start at about 08:30 - 09:00 p.m., in the afternoon at 03:30 p.m.


See the events (detailed prices for the various programmes).
Season tickets and reduced price tickets for people under 25 and over 60.
Young people under 25 in possession of a Gold Card are entitled to 50% reduction on the ticket price.
Special season tickets for music students.
Season tickets for the Sunday afternoon season.
20% reduction for organized groups of at least 10 people.

Purchase of tickets:
from Monday to Friday 04:00 - 07:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 04:00 - 07:00 p.m..
On performance days, the ticket office is open one hour before the start of the performance.
On Sundays, the ticket office is open two hours before performance start.

How to get there

It is located in the town centre and within walking distance from Ex Caserma Zucchi car park.
Access from the railway station by bus, which runs direct to the town centre.