Spoleto’s vocation for shows and performances has very old roots, as testified to by the many theatres and other locations that pushed M° Gian Carlo Menotti to choose the city for his Festival Of Two Worlds.
It is thanks to this and other kermesses that the Roman Theatre has recovered its old function after 2000 years of oblivion, and that the two historical city theatres keep on hosting high-level shows throughout the year.
The church of SS. Stephen and Thomas, a.k.a. Santa Maria della stella, was recently turned into auditorium and serves for important Spoletan cultural events.
Built between 1786 and 1793 on a project by Battista Dotti, it represents one...