Teatro Verga

Via Giuseppe Fava 42-56. (Open Map)


Teatro Verga 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 available again. 
The new theatre is named in honor of the writer Giovanni Verga.