Verdi theatre

Piazza Giuseppe Verdi - Busseto - PR - 43011
Phone: +39 052492487 Fax: +39 052492487

From April to October open from Tuesday to Sunday and festivities 9.30am - 12.30pm* and from 3.00pm – 6.00pm*. In October open also on Monday only by pre-booking for groups min 15 people.
From November 2 to March open from Tuesday to Sunday and festivities 9.30am - 12.30pm* and 2.30pm – 5.00pm*. Closed on Monday. Closed on December 24 afternoon, December 25 and January 1.
Closed on Monday except on festivities , during rehearsals, December 25 and 26 December and January 1.

*Last entrance


full price euros 4,00; groups euros 3,00; schools euros 2,00.
Combined ticket:
Birthplace, the Verdi Theatre and Barezzi house
euros 11,00 full price, concessions euros 9,50, schools euros 6,50. Tickets buyable at the Tourist information office or at the Birhplace.
Birthplace, Verdi Theatre, Casa Barezzi Museum, Renata Tebaldi Museum and Museo del Violino in Cremona
5 museums euro 14,00 (only for groups of minimum 15 people)
Verdi Tourist Card holders are entitled to the reduced ticket at the Places of Verdi in Busseto and at the Museo del Violino in Cremona.


built between 1856 and 1868 and designed by architect Pier Luigi Montecchini, the theatre is hosted in the Rocca, the former fortress of the Pallavicino family sold to the Municipality of Busseto 1856.
A large staircase is adorned with a bust of Giuseppe Verdi by Giovanni Dupré while the ceiling medallions, representing Comedy, Tragedy, Melodrama and Romantic Drama were painted by Isacco Gioacchino Levi in 1865.
Nowadays the theatre, recently restored, is equipped with all modern facilities and can house 300 people.

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