Augusteo Theater, full program of shows and music for the 2022/2023 season



1992 – 2022: this year the Augusteo theater celebrates its first 30 years of activity with a program full of shows, music, great performers and artists of excellence, ready to fill its room to entertain, excite with musicals, comedies and concerts, but also to revive the Neapolitan tradition by bringing on stage works by great authors of the past and to allow the new generations to get to know it.


What has just passed has been a successful season, beyond all expectations. The public returned with desire and interest to attend the shows, and in the wake of these results Giuseppe Caccavale and Roberta Starace Caccavale, respectively artistic director and general manager of the Augusteo theater, are proud to present the new season: “In line with the mission del Teatro has chosen to continue to focus on tradition with top-level companies, in fact the opening is entrusted to “La donna è mobile”, a Trianon Viviani production, from 28 October to 6 November, a musical comedy by Vincenzo Scarpetta directed by Francesco Saponaro, live music by Mariano Bellopede and a large and close-knit company of actors. In February, instead, one of the most famous works by Eduardo Scarpetta is the protagonist, “Il medico dei pazzi”, directed by Claudio Di Palma and an excellent newly formed company.


In November, from 11 to 20, the comedy of Paolo Caiazzo, always an attentive critic of everyday life, who writes with Francesco Procopio about the separation of a couple after many years of marriage in “Separati ma non molto”: on stage with their Nunzia Schiano, Giovanni Allocca, Daniele Ioia, Irene Grasso. Following, on the strength of the exceptional double success of audiences and critics of 2021 at the Augusteo, from 25 November to 4 December the new comedy written, directed and with Carlo Buccirosso “The grass of the neighbor is always greener” with a cast in way of definition.


The Christmas holidays are entrusted to Sal Da Vinci, who with Ciro Villano is responsible for writing and directing the new and exciting musical comedy “Masaniello Revolution”, with the arrangements and musical direction of Maestro Adriano Pennino. On stage with Sal and Ciro Villano, Fatima Trotta, Davide Marotta, Enrico Lama, Francesco Da Vinci and many others including musicians and dancers in a narrative that will give life to a historical figure whose lesson is of a shocking topicality: never put the power in the hands of one man.


In January 2023, from 20 to 29, after the great success they had in Rome, Diana Del Bufalo and Baz, explosive and entertaining, will be the protagonists, accompanied by 20 other performers, of the overwhelming musical “Seven brides for seven brothers”, libretto by Lawrence Kasha & David Landay, directed and choreographed by Luciano Cannito, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, music by Gene De Paul, musical direction by Beppe Vessicchio.


For subscribers, from 19 to 26 February 2023, Checco Zalone returns to the theater after 11 years and after beating all records in the history of Italian cinema, as an option while seats are available, a show worthy of laugh, totally unpublished, in which music, stories, imitations and parodies will be accompanied by the unmistakable irony of the Apulian artist, who takes care of the writing with Sergio Maria Rubino and Antonio Iammarino.


From 3 to 12 March 2023 people continue to laugh with Biagio Izzo and Mario Porfito in the hilarious comedy “The strange couple”, while from 17 to 26 March the skill and elegance of Gino Rivieccio will be staged in “Get comfy”, directed by Giancarlo Drillo and with the Minale Big Band.


In April, from 14 to 23, it will be the turn of Massimo Ranieri, unique artist and much loved by the public, finally with the new musical show written and directed by him “All dreams still in flight”.


At the end of the season, always with the subscription option formula, Stefano De Martino will also get back into the game as a dancer and will surprise us with his unpredictability in “Better tonight, a quasi-one man show” by Stefano De Martino and Riccardo Cassini, who also directs. With him also 8 orchestras of the Desperata Erotica Band.


In addition, many concerts and events will enrich a sparkling theatrical season: the new show with Massimo Masiello, from 13 to 15 March 2023, “Palcoscenico”, written and directed by Gianni Conte, with arrangements by Lino Pariota, in pre-emption formula for subscribers ; the show written by Leonardo Ippolito, with the artistic advice of Giorgio Verdelli, from 11 to 14 May 2022, “Simmo ‘e Napule paisà” which tells, with live orchestra accompaniment, through facts and anecdotes, the evolution of Naples from the end of the Second World War to today, thanks to a group of professional singers and with the support of a dance troupe.


In addition to the usual, highly anticipated cultural event of Artecinema, the concerts by Gigi D’Alessio, the Negramaro, the new show by Pio and Amedeo, Francesco Renga, Marco Masini, the Pink Floyd Legend, Daniele Silvestri, the new show by Alessandro Cattelan, the concert by Maestro Giovanni Allevi, Ermal Meta, the new show by Maurizio Battista, the concert by Joe Satriani, and many others that will be announced shortly.


The offer includes different subscription formulas for 9, 10 and 11 shows, in addition to those in pre-emption that can be purchased at favorable prices, which can bring the overall offer to thirteen shows, as well as offering numerous concerts and non-subscription events “.


Info and season tickets at the theater box office.
081414243 / whatsapp messages 3332651481 / box officeaugusteo@gmail.com


Program:


AUGUSTEO THEATER Poster 2022/2023 – Shows available by subscription



“The woman is mobile” – from 28 October to 6 November 2022
musical comedy parody in 4 acts by Vincenzo Scarpetta
directed by Francesco Saponaro
live music by Mariano Bellopede, Arcangelo Michele Caso and Giuseppe Di Maio,
with Luigi Bignone, Giuseppe Brunetti, Viviana Cangiano, Salvatore Caruso, Elisabetta D’Acunzo, Tony Laudadio, Ivana Maione, Davide Mazzella, Biagio Musella, Serena Pisa, Marcello Romolo, Luca Saccoia, Ivano Schiavi, Federica Totaro


Paolo Caiazzo in “Separate, but not too much” – from 11 to 20 November 2022
comedy written by Paolo Caiazzo and Francesco Procopio
directed by Paolo Caiazzo
with Francesco Procopio, Giovanni Allocca, Daniela Ioia, Irene Grasso
and with the extraordinary participation of Nunzia Schiano


Carlo Buccirosso in “The neighbor’s grass is always greener” – from 25 November to 4 December 2022
comedy written and directed by Carlo Buccirosso
cast under construction


Sal Da Vinci in “Masaniello Revolution” – from 20 December 2022 to 15 January 2023
musical comedy written by Sal Da Vinci and Ciro Villano, who also take care of the direction,
with Fatima Trotta, Ciro Villano, Davide Marotta, Enrico Lama, Francesco Da Vinci
arrangements and musical direction by Adriano Pennino


Diana Del Bufalo and Baz in the musical “Seven brides for seven brothers” – from 20 to 29 January 2023
libretto by Lawrence Kasha & David Landay
direction and choreography Luciano Canniti
lyrics by Johnny Mercer
music by Gene De Paul
musical direction by Peppe Vessicchio


“The mad doctor” – from 3 to 12 February 2023
comedy by Eduardo Scarpetta
directed by Claudio Di Palma
with Giovanni Allocca, Chiara Baffi, Angela De Matteo, Massimo De Matteo, Renato De Simone, Antonio Elia, Valentina Martiniello, Peppe Miale, Alfonso Postiglione, Federico Siano


Checco Zalone in “Love + VAT” – from 19 to 26 February 2023
(Option for season ticket holders, subject to availability)
show written by Checco Zalone, Sergio Maria Rubino and Antonio Iammarino


Biagio Izzo in “The strange couple” – from 3 to 12 March 2023
cast under construction


Gino Rivieccio in “Make yourself comfortable” – from 17 to 26 March 2023
directed by Giancarlo Drillo
with the Minale Big Band


Massimo Ranieri in “All dreams still in flight” – from 14 to 23 April 2023
written and directed by Massimo Ranieri


Stefano De Martino in “Better tonight” – from 29 April to 7 May 2023
(Option for subscribers)
an almost one man show by Stefano De Martino and Riccardo Cassini
directed by Riccardo Cassini
with the Desperata Erotica Band


Massimo Masiello in “Stage” – from 13 to 15 March 2023
(Reduced price pre-emption for subscribers)
written and directed by Gianni Conte with arrangements by Lino Pariota




“Simmo ‘e Napule paisà” – from 11 to 14 May 2022
(Reduced price pre-emption for subscribers)
written by Leonardo Ippolito, with the artistic advice of Giorgio Verdelli












Augusteo Theater, full program of shows and music for the 2022/2023 season