Cultural Italy – Miracle Players at the Roman Forum

If you are looking for a humourous interlude during your excursions through Rome then you will not go far wrong then by visiting the Miracle Players at the Roman Forum. The shows are great for all the family and you don’t even have to travel far to see them as they are being performed right next to the Roman Forum in the heart of the city.

Miracle Players at the Roman Forum is an English language theatre group who are performing in the Ancient Roman Forum. This group comes to Rome every summer and frequently play to huge crowds as they are very popular with the locals. Their down-to-earth and family friendly comedy style is usually a hit with everyone. The plays are usually only around 40 minutes long so even the younger members of the audience shouldn’t get too bored.

In 2007 the comedy play “Caesar – More Than Just A Salad” and was a major success. This years production is called the “The History of Rome – Part One”; how they manage to get over a thousand years of Roman history into a 40 minute play is pure genius by the plays writers. Any fan of Monty Python will be a fan of the Miracle Players’.

The play is being performed in the Roman Forum from June 20th to August 8th, and the shows are performed on Fridays at 7.30 pm. If you are around the Roman Forum area at this time, drop in and take a look as the shows are free and you do not need to make a reservation.

How to get there: The Roman Forum is located close to the Piazza Venezia in the city centre. There are several bus routes that stop on Piazza Venezia and these include the 64, 70, 170, 492, 175, 40, 63, 95, 85, 628, 87, 715, 716, 60, 44, 81, 117, 119, and the 62. Alternateively you can take the Metro B to Colosseum and then walk down Via dei Fori Imperiali to the forum.

This comedy production is just one of a large number of things you can do and see while in Rome, so for other ideas check out our other car hire Italy blogs. If you are looking to drive out of the city then take a look at our car rental Italy options.

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