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The Doria, built during the reign of Umberto I (late 19th century), was last restored in 1996. It has become one of the best multiplex cinemas in the capital. The sound is excellent, the screens incredibly large and the seats comfortable - ideal for viewing the action-packed, special-effect films it often shows.
The 1930s building was used as a dance hall before being transformed into a warehouse, among other things. Then it was abandoned. In 1955, the Teatro dell'Angelo was completely renovated and decorated with the necessary furnishings. Today the interior is like a black box covered with a glass and steel dome which can be darkened completely by a sliding roof. The theater can seat 224 spectators. Nearby restaurants include Dal Toscano and Girarrosto. Ticket prices depend on the production.
This multiscreen cinema has a really varied program which includes art-house cinema. There are some 872 seats available in the complex's three different rooms. All are air-conditioned and have digital Dolby sound equipment. It is forbidden to enter after the film has commenced. It is almost impossible to find a parking space in this area of Rome. It is a good idea to get there well before the beginning of the film to look. There is also a well stocked bar. The venue is open daily from 3:30 p.m.
The Azzurro Scipioni was built in 1982 by Silvano Agosti to show a film he had produced himself. In 1991 it was turned into a multiplex and today it is the capital's most famous avant-garde cinema. The Chaplin Auditorium is furnished with seats from an old aeroplane and shows new and previously released films, reviews and the classics of modern cinema. The Lumière Auditorium shows video recordings and on Thursdays, short films by up-coming young directors.
This was originally a post-war local cinema that became a Film Club in the 1960s. It has been the headquarters of the very active Il Labirinto artistic association since 1975 and shows films on first release outside the main distribution circuit. It is also home to a dance school and every year organizes the musical and film review Musica delle Ombre (Music from the Shadows).
Cortile Auditorium located within the Palazzo Pio is a grand venue that stages splendid and exclusive performances. It also hosts concerts and music festivals on a regular basis. The modern acoustics and lighting equipments ensure that every spectator enjoys the show without any hassles While in Rome, do check out this classy entertainment venue.
Opened to the audiences in 1950, Auditorium Conciliazione has been a hot seat of cultural events. Till 2003 it used to be the performing center for the National Symphony Orchestra of Santa Cecilia. Now used for a range of events like orchestra, performances and musical concerts many legends have walked the famed halls of this prestigious auditorium. The performances staged here cater to the elegant and chic. So, be a part of the creme de la creme of Italy and experience the good life. Check website for event schedules.
This theatre is under the direction of the Italian actress, Ileana Ghione and is particularly attentive to accuracy of setting and texts of Italian and international classical and traditional works that are presented, though they are occasionally brought into a more contemporary context. The musical season, featuring some of the finest artists performing today, is of particular interest.
Located very close to the Vatican Museums and the Saint Peters Dome, and surrounded by a large and beautiful landscaped garden, the Teatro San Pietro is well known for its chamber music concerts, symphonies, as well as a host of cultural events. Here, you will be witness to some of the best on-stage performances from all over Rome. They also organize lyrics labs for upcoming musicians, opera performers and stage artists. For the seating chart, ticket information please check their website.
The interior of this cinema is divided into two auditorium with seating for 480 spectators altogether. The films shown are independent and not on general release. There is also a bar and access for the disabled. Beware of coming by car as parking may prove a problem. Entrance is forbidden after the program has begun. Morning screenings can be arranged for schools on request.
This cinema opened on the site of what was Rome's oldest theater. The new multiscreen cinema has nine auditoriums, the largest of which boasts 512 seats; the smallest, a cozy 95-seater. There are two American-style bars, and a waiting room equipped with video games. Their computerized telephonic booking service makes ticket purchasing easier than ever; and of course the whole place features the latest and greatest in sound and vision systems.
The Auditorium Casa Madre dell'Associazione Nazionale fra Mutilati ed Invalidi di Guerra is used by the association to conduct a multitude of events for its students as well as some fund raisers. To know more, check the website.