Take in The Merry Widow during a stay in Naples - LateRooms.com

April 14, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
LateRooms.com can reveal that if people want to take in some culture during their stay in Naples they could head to the San Carlo Theatre to see a performance of The Merry Widow, which may provide a perfect interlude during a relaxing city break.

The show is running from May 12th to 19th and What's on When states that it is the theatre's own orchestra and ballet company that will be taking to the stage to perform the play for eager audiences staying at accommodation in Naples.

Written by Austrian composer Franz Lehár, the story follows the fortunes of a widow and the ambassador who is trying to save his country from bankruptcy by encouraging her to stay in the area.

To do this he must find a suitable husband for her and throughout the course of a party he attempts to unite her with Count Danilo, who he believes is the perfect man for the job.

Online resource the Musical Theatre Guide stated: "Often called 'The Queen of Operettas', this is certainly the most celebrated and successful show of its kind ever written."

People can buy tickets for the performance online or from the box office at the venue, with prices starting from 99.90 (£87).

The earliest show begins at 17:00 local time on Sunday May 16th, with the latest starting at 20:30 on several of the other dates.

To make the most of The Merry Widow you should consider booking your hotel Napoli to avoid disappointment.