Storytelling in Naples: four months of free events, music, theater and dance

Monday, 03/10/2022
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From September to December 2022 a Napoli the event will take place Affabulazione, a cultural event organized by the Municipality of the Neapolitan city with the contribution of the Single Fund for Entertainment of the Directorate General for Entertainment of the Ministry of Culture.

The review will stage many free events that will feature all the arts, namely theater, dance, and music. The project was presented by the mayor of Naples, Gaetano Manfredi, and by the general manager of the San Carlo Theater at the Officine di Vigliena.

Many events in special places

For the new artistic exhibition in the program there are more than 200 shows, free reviews and workshops that will take place in some of the theaters in the peripheral municipalities. In particular, the municipalities involved will be:

  • Municipality 4, in relation to the Poggioreale district and the Industrial Area
  • Municipality 6 Ponticelli, San Giovanni, Barra
  • Municipality 7, Secondigliano, Miano, San Pietro a Patierno
  • Municipality 8, Scampia, Piscinola, Marianella, Chiaiano
  • Municipality 9, Soccavo Pianura
  • Municipality 10, Fuorigrotta, Bagnoli

Among the theaters involved there will be the NEST, the North Area Theater and the Pierrot Cinema Theater. But also churches, libraries, the House of the People of Ponticelli, the Masseria Luce, the Church of Santi Cosmo and Damiano, the Pietrarsa Museum will welcome the various scheduled events, which will be updated as soon as possible.

The project proposals

Here are some of the proposals for the events of Storytelling:

  • North Area In Festival. Open Borders, curated by Associated theaters of Naples with Live Area from September to December, Municipality 8
  • Neapoplitean edited by La Dramaturgie, Municipality 9
  • Art at the Fort by the Teatro di San Carlo Foundation from September to December, Municipality 6
  • East! The Festival of Arts and Entertainment of East Naples by Nest - East Naples Theater with Sciara Progetti, September to December, Municipality 6
  • Contemporary Speech by the Progetto Sonora Association, October Municipality 10
  • Between stage and reality, curated by Teatro Segreto with Cultural & Innovation Foundation, from October to December, Municipality 10
  • The Four Dead by Pier Paolo Pasolini, curated by the Teatro Stabile delle Arti Medievali, from November, Municipality 9

To know all the other projects you can consult the official website of the Municipality of Naples.


Here are the events scheduled from 4 to 9 October 2022:

4 October

  • At 17:00 pm the show Like Alice with the Area Nord in Festival project. Open borders, by Teatri Associati of Naples with Live Area. Information and reservations:

4 - 7 October and in reruns on 10, 11 and 12 October

  • At 09:00 and 10:30 the show The conspiracy: Julius Caesar. The performances are reserved for the students of the high schools of the VI Municipality.

5 October

  • At 19:00 the project will be held in the Auditorium of the Galileo Ferraris Institute Scampia. Progress through culture. For information and reservations: [email protected]

7 October

  • At 19:00 and 20:00 at Edenlandia, the show “Ethnè. Dances from the world ”, with the company Le Streghe del Palco. For information and reservations: [email protected]

8 October

  • At 19:00 at the Hurtado Center the concert of the string quartet The virtuosos of San Severo. For information and reservations: [email protected]
  • 19:00 to 00:00, on stage "Mysteries and legends: the hour of air". For information and reservations: [email protected]

9 October

  • At 18:00 the Ballad of autumn, contemporary circus for all generations in the North Area Circus Tent Theater. Information and reservations:
  • 19 pm at the Auditorium of the Istituto Comprensivo 00 Giovanni XXIII - Aliotta, the show by Gino Rivieccio "Io e Napoli", in which Rivieccio will be joined by a singer and a pianist. For information and reservations: [email protected]
  • 19:00 to 00:00, on stage "Mysteries and legends: the hour of air". For information and reservations: [email protected]
  • 19 pm at the Teatro dei Piccoli the "Contemporary Speech" review by the Progetto Sonora Association with the concert "From Bach to Sciarrino". For information and reservations: [email protected]

To find out the complete program until December, updated from week to week, click on the following button:

Full program

Information on Affabulation


From September to December 2022


Different places in Naples


Free event


Official website of the Municipality of Naples

Information about the event

  • Where: Napoli
  • When: from Monday 03 October 2022 to Saturday 10 December 2022
  • Price: the event is free
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