Head to the Teatro Tasso in central Sorrento and spend an evening watching the Sorrento Musical, an energetic and dynamic Italian musical that tells stories of typical life in the Sorrento Peninsula through a series of short sketches, songs and dances.
Start the evening as the locals do, with a traditional aperitivo — a glass of sparkling wine or a soft drink. Then head into the theater and find your seat. As the show begins, you’ll be transported back to centuries past.
Witness scenes from the Sorrento seaside unfold on stage, as fishermen get ready to head to work, singing and dancing before they brave the seas. Watch the stage transform into a bustling Italian market, with the actors representing locals going about their everyday business.
Be wowed by the graceful, quick movements of the high-spirited performers on stage as they whirl around and perform traditional folk dances. Get swept up in the music as sopranos and tenors sing songs from the southern Italian region. Expect a few laughs along the way. Although the performance is in Italian, you’ll be able to follow the story, as much of it is told through the engaging choreography, impressive sets and emotional folk songs.
The show is two hours long, with a 10-minute interval.