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Opera houses are venues where operas are performed. They consist of a stage, an orchestra pit, audience seating and backstage facilities. Some opera houses are built specifically for operas, while others are part of performing arts centers.

United States Opera Houses:
Academy of Music, Opera Company of Philadelphia
Boston Opera House (1909)
Boston Opera House (1980)
Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center (Houston Grand Opera)
California Theater (Opera San Jose)
Central City Opera House, Central City, Colorado
Civic Opera House (Lyric Opera of Chicago)
Crosby Theatre (Santa Fe Opera) Santa Fe, New Mexico
Detroit Opera House (Michigan Opera Theater)
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles Opera) Los Angeles, California
Dicapo Opera Theatre, New York, New York
The Kennedy Center, as seen from the Potomac River, Washington D.C.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House (Washington National Opera) Washington, D.C.
Lyric Opera House (Baltimore Opera) Baltimore, Maryland
Mercury Opera House, Rochester, New York
Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York
Music Hall (Cincinnati Opera) Cincinnati, Ohio
War Memorial Opera House (San Francisco Opera) San Francisco
Sarasota Opera, Sarasota, Florida
Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, Missouri
Winspear Opera House (Dallas Opera) Dallas, Texas

Italian Opera Houses:
Arena di Verona, Verona
Sferisterio, Macerata
Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Milan
Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari
Teatro alla Scala, Milan (La Scala)
Teatro Argentina, Rome
Teatro Alfieri, Asti
Teatro Carignano, Turin
Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa
Teatro Civico, Sassari Teatro Comunale, Bologna
Teatro Comunale, Ferrara
Teatro Comunale, Florence
Teatro Communale G. B. Pergolesi, Jesi
Teatro Comunale, Modena
Teatro Communale Ponchielli, Cremona
Teatro della Pergola, Florence
Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo
Teatro La Fenice, Venice
Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi, Trieste
Teatro Fraschini, Pavia
Teatro Francesco Cilea, Reggio Calabria
Teatro Giuseppe Verdi, Busseto
Teatro della Gran Guardia, Livorno
Teatro Grande, Brescia
Teatro Lirico, Milan
Teatro Lirico, Caligari
Teatro Malibran, Venice
Teatro Massimo, Palermo
Teatro Massimo Bellini, Catania
Teatro Municipale, Piacenza
Teatro Municipale Valli, Reggio Emilia
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Rome
Teatro Politeama, Lecce
Teatro Regio Ducal, Milan (burned down in 1776; replaced by Teatro alla Scala)
Teatro Regio di Parma, Parma
Teatro Regio Torino, Turin
Teatro Rossini, Lugo
Teatro Rossini, Pesaro
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples
Teatro Sociale, Como



 


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