Napoli Teatro Festival 2020: over 100 outdoor events

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The Napoli Teatro Festival 2020 is coming: for the thirteenth edition a rich program with 130 outdoor events, 10 sections and 28 premieres of Italian shows!

From 1 to 31 July 2020 a new edition of the Naples Theater Festival whose slogan is The theater is reborn with you.

A slogan to send a positive and rebirth message, in fact the thirteenth edition was scheduled for the month of June but due to the health emergency it had been postponed to a later date.

They will be about 19 places between Naples and other cities in Campania, all outdoors, where the festival will take place, except for the San Carlo Theater of Naples. 130 will instead be the events, 10 sections and 34 national prose shows, Of which 28 absolute first. 

Given the crisis that hit us after the pandemic, the 2020 edition chooses to turn its attention and give space above all to productions and companies from Campania and Naples, along with many realities on the national scene.

The proceeds from the shows in the Music section will be completely donated to the National Cancer Institute Pascale Foundation of Naples. 

The places of the event

As with previous editions, the main venue of the Napoli Teatro Festival will be Royal Palace of Naples, in particular its courtyards, of Honor and Carriages, and the Romantic Garden will host prose shows and the Cinema and Observatory sections.

Also some areas of the Bosco di Capodimonte, Palazzo Fondi, the courtyards of the buildings of the Sanità district, the De Gasperi district, the Monache beach in Posillipo, the San Carlo Theater, the MANN National Archaeological Museum of Naples and the rowing club, and many others will welcome the various events.

The sections

The sections will be:

  • Italian
  • Observatory
  • Dance
  • Sport
  • Opera
  • Music
  • Italian Literature
  • Cinema
  • Exhibitions
  • Special projects


Cinema section 

07 July 22 hours: 00
focus Carlo Croccolo
LEVELLA DE 'CRIATURE by Fratelli Borruto (2019, 15') - Palazzo Reale, courtyard of the Carriages

08 July 22 hours: 00
focus Toto, Nino Taranto, Giacomo Furia
THE MONACO DI MONZA by Sergio Corbucci (1963, 101 ') - Royal Palace, courtyard of the carriages

09 July 22 hours: 00 
focus Eduardo De Filippo, Regina Bianchi, Tecla Scarano
SHOOT STRONG, STRONGER, I DO NOT UNDERSTAND! by Eduardo de Filippo (1966, 100 ') - Royal Palace courtyard of the Carriages

10 July 22 hours: 00
focus Vittorio De Sica and Tina Pica
IL CONTE MAX by Giorgio Bianchi (1957, 97 ') - Palazzo Reale, Courtyard of the carriages

Dance section

30th, 31st July 21:00 

artistic direction Alexandre Roccoli
dramaturgy consultant Marzia Mauriello
artistic consultant Valéria Borelli
coproduction Institut Français d'Italie, Campania Festival Foundation - Naples theater festival Italy, La ménagerie de verre. Royal Palace, courtyard of the carriages

Music Section 

01 July 21pm Capodimonte - Courtyard of the Royal Palace

concert of the Foja - Miracles and Revolutions
with Dario Sansone (acoustic guitar and voice) Luigi Scialdone (mandolin, ukulele, electric guitar) Ennio Frongillo (electric guitar) Giuliano Falcone (electric bass) Giovanni Schiattarella (drums)

05 July 21 pm Salerno - Duomo 

I killed the Beatles

Single act for singer, actor and string quartet
by Stefano Valanzuolo
with Sarah Jane Morris, Solis String Quartet
with Paolo Cresta

09 July 21pm Palazzo Reale - Courtyard of honor

The mystique of the cosmos 

mezzo-soprano and artistic direction Raffaella Ambrosino
for the Irma Cardano choreography performed by the Ivir Danza ensemble
with the choral direction of the maestro Alessandro Tino and the recording performance of the Numeri Primi vocal orchestra
technical advice from MidiWare in Rome
for the AdagioSonoro editions

Exhibitions Section 

From 1 to 31 July, open from Thursday to Sunday, 17-20 hours, Palazzo Fondi


curated by Antonella Romano
curator Anna Cuomo
set up Klaus Mussen
lighting designer Luigi Biondi
Le Nuvole production

From 1 to 31 July, open from Thursday to Sunday, 17-20 hours, Palazzo Fondi

girls not brides, edited by Romeo Civilli

To know all the appointments and other information consult the complete program

Information on Napoli Teatro Festival

When: from 1 to 31 July 2020

Where: various places in Naples and Campania

Price: Full ticket 8 euros, reduced 5 euros

Contacts: Official site | Tel: 081 18199179 Fax: 081 19020626 | Email:


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