Scala Theatre

The restoration and restructuring of the Scala Theatre affected a wide triangle of the city. It spreads, on one side, along Via Filodrammatici till Mediobanca square and, on the other, along Via Verdi till the building of the former San Paolo bank.         The apex of the triangle is constituted by Piazza alla Scala. The main body of the opera-house and the backstage areas, laid out as designed by Piermarini, overlook Via Verdi; the opera-house’s 19th-century add-ons overlook Via Filodrammatici. The present configuration is the outcome of continual transformations from the first years after the inauguration till the last decades.


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