Must see entertainment in Rome

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    Casa del Cinema

    In Villa Borghese, the Casa del Cinema comprises three projection halls, an exhibition space, and a 200-seat outdoor theatre. It screens everything from…

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    Teatro India

    Inaugurated in 1999 in the post-industrial landscape of Rome’s southern suburbs, the India is the younger sister of Teatro Argentina. It’s a stark, modern…

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    Villaggio Globale

    For a taste of the underground, head to this historic centro sociale (an ex-squat turned cultural centre) occupying the city’s graffiti-sprayed former…

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    Esc Atelier

    This alternative arts centre, tucked down a grungy San Lorenzo street, hosts cultural events including festivals, live gigs and club nights: expect…

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    Teatro Ambra Jovinelli

    A home away from home for many famous Italian actors, the Ambra Jovinelli is a historic venue for alternative comedians and satirists. Nowadays, its…

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    Auditorium Conciliazione

    On the main approach road to St Peter's Basilica, this large auditorium plays host to a wide range of events – classical and contemporary concerts,…

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    English Theatre of Rome

    The English Theatre of Rome stages a mix of contemporary and classic plays, comedies and bilingual productions at the Teatro L’Arciliuto near Piazza…

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    Teatro Quirino

    Within splashing distance of Trevi Fountain, this grand 19th-century theatre produces the odd new work, musicals and stage classics; there are also…

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    Cinema Nuovo Olimpia

    Squeezed into a tight corner near Piazza del Parlamento, this small cinema screens new releases and old classics, often in their original language (v.o –…

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    Silvano Toti Globe Theatre

    Like London’s Globe Theatre but with better weather, Villa Borghese's open-air Elizabethan theatre serves up Shakespeare (performances mostly in Italian)…

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    Originally built for the 1960 Olympics, this multipurpose venue hosts top rock stars and Italian swooners as well as staging musicals, theatrical…

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    A black door marks the entrance to this music club housed in a low-lying building on one of San Lorenzo's grungiest streets. Check the Twitter feed for…

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    Space Cinema Moderno

    Film premieres are often held at this multiplex, which screens blockbusters from Hollywood (both in English and Italian) and major-release Italian films.

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    Teatro Sistina

    Big-budget theatre spectaculars, musicals, concerts and comic star turns are the staples of the Sistina’s repertoire. Most performances are in Italian.

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    Teatro Ghione

    A 500-seat theatre near St Peter’s, the Teatro Ghione stages a varied program of classic and modern plays, concerts, dance performances and musicals.

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    Ticket agency with outlets across town – for concerts, live music, theatrical performances and sports events.

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    Teatro Olimpico

    The Teatro Olimpico hosts a varied program of live music in every genre, comedy and illusionism.

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    Orbis Servizi

    Books tickets for concerts, live music and theatrical performances.