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Playbill for Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala (1925/1925)Teatro Alla Scala

Call for attention

The theater world requires advertising, it needs an announcement to the people regarding the show and a call for attention that possibly arouses curiosity, the interest of the possible spectators.

Playbill for Mosè by Gioachino Rossini, Teatro alla Scala (1824/1824)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Mosè by Gioachino Rossini

Playbill for Otello by Gioachino Rossini, Teatro alla Scala (1854/1854)Teatro Alla Scala

The playbill is a notice with the title and the interpreters of a given show, which is generally posted at the gates of a theater but also in the streets of the city.

Playbill for Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala (1851/1851)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi

Playbill for commemoration concert of Gioachino Rossini, Teatro alla Scala (1868/1868)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala (1851/1851)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Il trovatore, Teatro alla Scala (1857/1857)Teatro Alla Scala

La Scala certainly does not escape this rule, and its playbills testify to the various events that have marked its history, from the birth of the Theater in 1778, to the Risorgimento, to the Napoleonic parenthesis, to continue with the Restoration, the Unity of Italy, and the contemporary world.

Playbill for Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala (1924/1924)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito, Teatro alla Scala (1924/1924)Teatro Alla Scala

The Museum preserves a very precious collection, which is integrated by the post-war period, by the Scala Historical Archive

Playbill for La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala (1925/1925)Teatro Alla Scala

Playbill for Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for La Wally by Catalani, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Lohengrin by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Siegfried by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala, 1925/1925, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Gotterdammerung by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala, 1926/1926, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Nerone by Arrigo Boito, Teatro alla Scala, 1926/1926, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Turandot, Teatro alla Scala, 1926/1926, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Toscanini's commemoration concert of Franz Schubert, Teatro alla Scala, 1928/1928, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, Teatro alla Scala, 1928/1928, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Parsifal by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala, 1928/1928, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Die meistersinger von Nurnberg by Richard Wagner, Teatro alla Scala, 1928/1928, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Pagliacci by Leoncavallo, Teatro alla Scala, 1929/1929, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Teatro alla Scala, 1929/1929, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for La Boheme, Teatro alla Scala, 1929/1929, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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Playbill for Horowitz concert, Teatro alla Scala, 1933/1933, From the collection of: Teatro Alla Scala
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