Teatro Verga

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Teatro Verga
Coordinates 37°30′45″N 15°04′18″E / 37.5124°N 15.0716°E / 37.5124; 15.0716
Capacity 1000
Construction
Opened 1969
Rebuilt 1981
Website
http://www.teatrostabilecatania.it/

Teatro Verga is a theatre located in Via Giuseppe Fava in Catania, Sicily, Italy.[1]It is the headquarters of the Teatro Stabile di Catania.

The theatre was built in 1969, after renovating an old cinema. The hall was given the name of Teatro delle Muse, and became the main theater company of the Teatro Stabile di Catania. Equipped with a spacious hall and a gallery, it has over 1,000 seats. In January 1981 the theater was destroyed by fire but was immediately rebuilt and in less than a year become reavailable. The new theatre is named after the writer Giovanni Verga.

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