Theatre and dance in Madrid

  • An incredible flamenco show that touches all of the styles that sustain this art (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil).

    Emotions: Flamenco Show
  • Emociones: Espectáculo Flamenco

August & September highlights

The Yllana company has produced this madcap classical music concert filled with comic sketches (Arlequín Gran Vía Teatro. Sat-Sun. 18-26 August).

A flamenco show interpreted by Tania Martín and Carlos Romero (Arlequín Gran Vía Teatro. Saturdays and Sundays).

Yllana and Primital Bros get together in a musical comedy a cappella (Teatro Alfil. 8 Aug, 12, 19 and 26 Sept).

The most authentic zarzuela operetta is returning, performed by the Ditirámbak group (Teatro Victoria. Thursdays).

A music and dance show that transports audiences to mystical India (Teatro de la Luz Philips. 21-26 August).


The dance troupe celebrates its 30th anniversary with some of its most beloved choreographies (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. Tuesday to Sunday. 23 Aug-9 Sept).

A dance and theater festival giving visibility to the young creators (Teatros del Canal - Sala Negra. 1 Sept-6 Oct).

Yllana creates a show based on the biggest opera hits (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. Wednesday to Sunday. 12 Sept-7 Oct).

The new opera season begins with Àlex Ollé’s version of the opera revisiting the greatest work of German literature (Teatro Real. 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28 y 30 Sept, 1, 3, 4, 6 and 7 Oct).

An exhibition of the cultural wealth of India with some of its best artists (Teatros del Canal. 27 and 30 June, 25 Sept).

The flamenco dancer performs a flamenco show with the help of a singer where they reflect on maternity (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 26 - 28 September).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 85 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

Coming this year
  • Premiere in Spain of the complete original version of one of the most important musicals of universal theatre (Teatro Calderón. Tuesday to Sunday. 3 Oct-2 Dec).

    West Side Story
  • The Russian ensemble performs the quintessential ballet (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 29 and 30 Oct / 19 and 20 Nov).

    Swan Lake - Russian National Ballet
  • Igor Yebra directs the National Ballet Sodre of Uruguay in three pieces  (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 8-11 November).

    Theme & Variations /Chacona /Encuentros
  • World-class figure skaters led by Javier Fernández, fuse ice-skating with live music (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 29 December).

    Revolution On Ice Tour 2018
  • West Side Story
  • El Lago de los Cisnes - Ballet Nacional Ruso
  • Theme & Variations /Chacona /Encuentros
  • Revolution Ice On Tour
Flamenco tablaos
  • Don't miss

    Regarded as the cathedral of Flamenco art, the famous tablao has hosted top Flamenco singers, guitarists and dancers.

    Corral de la Morería
  • Traditional food and the best live Flamenco go hand-in-hand in this Tablao restaurant, one of most famous of its kind in the city.

    Café de Chinitas
  • A unique Flamenco show combined with a tour of the country’s best regional food

    Las Carboneras
  • Flamenco singing, dancing and good food in one of the tablaos with the greatest variety in the capital.

    Casa Patas
  • One of the oldest flamenco bars in the world.

    Villa Rosa
  • Signature cuisine and the best Flamenco go hand-in-hand in this centrally located Flamenco tablao, one of the most well-known in the capital.

    Torres Bermejas
  • All types of Flamenco and the best tapas, plus puppets, storytellers and innovative theatre.

    Las Tablas
  • Historic flamenco house offering a show and a tasting menu with typical Spanish dishes open 365 days a year.  

  • Legendary flamenco bar where you can dance until sunrise.

  • Torres Bermejas
  • cardamomo
  • Candela
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 85 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • After playing for over 11 hugely successful years in London’s West End, the heart-warming musical has now taken Madrid by storm (Nuevo Teatro Alcalá. Tuesdays to Sundays)

    Billy Elliot, The Musical
  • El Rey León
  • Billy Elliot


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