4-tier, 19th-century theater with a lavishly-frescoed atrium for classic & modern plays, plus opera The construction of the Teatro Quirino dates back to 1871 and was commissioned by Prince Maffeo Sciarra, within his property near the Trevi Fountain, to make up for the lack of performance venues in the central area east of the Corso. The Teatro Quirino is an opera house in Rome opened in 1871.It hosted the premiere of Pietro Mascagni’s operetta Sì.
Its historical name has been joined by the recognition for one of the most acclaimed Italian theatrical actors of the twentieth century, Vittorio Gassman. The full name of the theater is, in fact, Teatro Quirino – Vittorio Gassman. It is located in the Trevi district. From July 2014, management passed to a private company made up of sector operators whose CEO is Rosario Coppolino; Artistic consultants are Geppy Gleijeses and Guglielmo Ferro.