Built in 1996, a modern thatre for Venice. Concerts, theatre performances and musicals are often staged here. Tronchetto (041 786 575).
Teatro Fondamenta Nuove
This new innovative theatre hosts top quality opera and theatre productions. Located centrally near the popular Ca d'Oro, and only a ten minute walk from the Rialto Bridge. Full Italian operas and melodramas are played out here. A popular highlight of this theatre is the English Theatre in Venice productions, where modern adaptations are made of classical dramas. Cannaregio 5013 (39 041 2424).
Teatro Le Fenice
After being destroyed by fire in 1996, Venice's main venue for performing arts was rebuilt and re-opened in 2004. It is home to the best operas and opera singers in the world, the main hall seats over 1000 patrons. Campo San Fantin (041 786 511).
Many Italian plays are presented here as well as musicals and opera. Calle Goldoni, San Marco (041 240 2011).