The Teatro alla Scala of Milan is one of the most famous theaters in the world, for over two hundred years has hosted internationally recognized artists and has been commissioner of works still present in the posters of opera houses around the world.
The theater takes its name from the Church of Santa Maria alla Scala, so named in honor of the principal Regina della Scala.
La Scala’s season traditionally opens on 7 December, Saint Ambrose’s Day, the feast day of Milan’s patron saint.
All performances must end before midnight, and long operas start earlier in the evening when necessary.
For the tickets: The Teatro alla Scala has two ticket offices. The ticket office is in Piazza Duomo, in the metro station, is open daily from 12 am to 18. The evening ticket office is in via Filodrammatrici, at the side of the theater, it is open for 2 hours before and up to 15 minutes after the start of the show.