The curtain opens on the new theater season of AMA Calabria in Lamezia Terme

Vaccaro, Pollice, Mascaro, Gargano

The theater season will open on 21 October with Giuseppe Gibboni and the Nuova Busoni Orchestra, at the Grandinetti Theater in Lamezia Terme

September 15, 2022 3:49 pm

Music, dance and theater come together again. A transversal theatrical season is expected, full of artistic proposals that will bring the great theater to Lamezia Terme. LOVE Calabria opened the curtain on the new billboard, consisting of 14 shows which will be staged over the next 7 months, from 21 October 2022opening the review with the musical notes of the famous violinist Giuseppe Gibboni, as of April 20, 2023concluding with the show

The artistic director of the exhibition, Francescantonio Pollice, has given life to a program able to strike the multiple interests of the spectators, offering a range of high quality shows, both for the performers and for the productions, without forgetting the Calabrian theatrical realities. From comedy to drama, from tango to gospel, this new season is composed of a billboard full of art in all its facets, made up of classic and contemporary works. Fans of music, dance and theater will have more than one opportunity to go to the Grandinetti Theaterthe main place where the festival will take place, to attend performances capable of striking the five senses.


A bill for all tastes that was presented this morning at Grandinetti Theater from Lamezia Termein the presence of the mayor of the city Paolo Mascarothe city councilor for Culture Giorgia Garganoand the municipal councilor for entertainment Luisa Vaccaro.


THE THUMB STATEMENTS. The artistic director has the task of presenting the entire billboard to those present: “This is a review that, in the sector it plays a leading role at the regional level due to its historical quality of programming. I’m 14 events of particular quality that make the season AMA Calabria of Lamezia Termetogether with that of Catanzaroa point of reference for theatrical programming not only in Calabria but in southern Italy “.


THE INTERVENTIONS. Paolo Mascaromayor of Lamezia Terme:

Giorgia GarganoCouncilor for Culture:

Luisa Vaccarocouncilor for entertainment:

THE POSTER, THE THEATER WORKS. He will be a great actor like Giampiero Ingrassia to kick off the plays, facing the mattatorial challenge of interpreting both Faust and Mefistofele in “Faust and the search for eternal youth ” (October 28) captivating, brilliant and innovative show, with him on stage too Emy Bergamo And Mimmo Ruggiero, followed by the play directed by Moni Ovadia, “Out of tune” (11 November)in which Giuseppe Pambieri and the actor from Catanzaro Carlo Greco interpret a fascinating and mysterious story.

“The De Filippo brothers” (November 18) with the great Sergio Rubini who will lead a formidable cast of actors retraces the emblematic history of an art family that has given so much to theater, not only in Italy. Giorgio Pasotti And Mariangela D’Abbraccio, two great actors of the Italian theater together with a cast of value, present “Hamlet” (December 2) the most modern of Shakespearean characters. Corinne Clery And Francesco Branchetti interpret “The Diary of Adam and Eve “ (20 th January) the text of Mark Twain which, drawing on the myth of Creation, tells how things went between man and woman.

The month of February will have two great shows, the first will be “Witness for the prosecution ” from Agatha Christiea masterful judicial drama, never staged in Italy in a great staging with protagonists Vanessa Gravina, Giulio Corso and 8 other actors on stage, the second will see Pippo Pattavina And Mariangela Bargilli interpreters of the masterpiece novel by Luigi Pirandello “One, none and a hundred thousand” (February 24) in an ironic, modern, funny, humorous, witty, paradoxical, light, histrionic, theatrical version.

“Everyday things(31 March)with Denny Mendez And Francesco Branchetti, will bring to the stage the story of a contemporary family in which the daily balance jumps. The last show of the review is dedicated to Calabrian companies with Salvatore Arena protagonist of Like a grain of sand Giuseppe Gullotta story of an innocent ” (April 20)will present a contemporary history of our midday that is sobering.

MUSIC AND DANCE. The event will be inaugurated by a concert starring the young winner of the prestigious Paganini International Competition of Genoa, the violinist Giuseppe Gibboni (October 21) accompanied by the New Ferruccio Busoni Orchestra directed by the Maestro Massimo Belli. Live music will meet dance for “Astor, a century of tango “ (December 16)an evening dedicated to Astor Piazzola which promises to be unforgettable with the Ballet of Rome and music performed by a great internationally renowned bandoneonist such as Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi.

The year will end with a great Gospel concert (December 28) which sees the protagonist Eric Waddell driving the Abundant Life Gospel Singersand for the new year there will be a great concert with the violinist Gabriele Pieranunzi (January 15) which avails itself of the collaboration ofRoma Tre Orchestra directed by Pietro Borgonovo. The month of March will bring a concert that will be a celebration of the artist’s 50-year career in music Toquinhofor a stage of his tour “Toquinho … 50 years of success” (March 17).

SUBSCRIPTIONS. “In all these years AMA Calabria has had the main objective of maintaining a strong relationship of cultural identity with the audience”is the artistic director Pollice who, in addition to presenting the program of the theatrical season, also exhibits the innovations regarding the costs of subscriptions and tickets for each show. «Every spectator who attends a show on our billboard deserves our respect. It’s to our audience – continues Thumb – that we thought of in a period of such severe crisis. This year, despite everything increases, we have decided to keep the cost of tickets unchanged, diversifying it by shows and sectors. For those who decide to follow the entire season we have reserved very favorable subscription conditions: 40% discount on the total amount of tickets for the shows“.

For the purchase of tickets and season tickets, both the Teacher’s Card and App 18 can be used in addition to the benefits of the National Youth Card, the digital tool for girls and boys between 18 and 35 years old resident in Italy, which allows access also facilitated to cultural fruition. The season ticket campaign it begins Thursday 15 September and it will end Monday 17 October 2022. Subscribers of the previous 2021-22 season will be able to exercise the right of first refusal from Thursday 15th to Saturday 24th September. The purchase of individual tickets can be made from Tuesday 18 October 2022. The purchase of admission tickets and season tickets to the shows can be made at the AMA Calabria ticket office located in via P. Celli, 23 open from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 16.00 to 19.00 is online at:

Finally, in conclusion, Pollice presents a further facility: «AMA Calabria has always believed that the development of our region, also in the cultural sector, passes through a strong synergy between the two largest cities in the central area of ​​Calabria Catanzaro and Lamezia. This is why we have created an ideal bridge between the two cities. Subscribers of the Lamezia AMA Calabria Theater Season will be able to purchase tickets for the Catanzaro shows, in the same order relative to the season ticket owned, with a special 50% discount until all available seats of the promotion are exhausted “.

Tickets for the shows can be purchased at the ticket office of the Grandinetti Theater in Lamezia Terme, or you are invited to consult the website, for online purchase. For further information you can contact the secretariat at the telephone number 0968.24580 and 334.2293957 or by contacting us at

The curtain opens on the new theater season of AMA Calabria in Lamezia Terme