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“Villa Torlonia” theatre…walking trought the history

Dear readers,

today, i would speak about the Theatre of “Villa Torlonia”, site in the homonymous villa. Commissioned by Alessandro Torlonia for his wedding, was started building around 1840, but only in 1871 was completed, because of a series of delays and problems that have succeeded. Unfortunately, since ‘900, after the use of the “Villa” was sold to Benito Mussolini, the theatre was slowly leaving in state of neglect, and additionally degraded in the second war world. At least, lasts years, thanks to the agreement betwtin “Comune di Roma” and the Pirelli Culture, the theatre was completely renovated, so that to have been inaugurated December 7 th 2013. (more…)