Theatre and dance in Madrid

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  • Miguel del Arco directs a new version of the classic opera melodrama by Giuseppe Verdi (Teatro Real. 2 Dec-2 Jan).

  • Rigoletto © Javier del Real


A unique experience in which traditional circus merges with innovation and the beauty of ice (Big Top next to the Palacio de Hielo. Thursday to Sunday. 27 Oct-14 Jan).

The classic Christmas production has become a not to be missed event in Madrid’s Christmas (Teatro Circo Price. 24 Nov-6 Jan).

Productores de Sonrisas is back with a new show for all the family, with unbelievable acrobatics that take spectators to the enigmatic circus world (IFEMA MADRID. 24 Nov-14 Jan).

Kulunka Theatre is once more backing the silent language of masks in a show that combines tenderness and rawness (Teatro María Guerrero - Sala Grande. From Tuesday to Sunday. 29 November to 30 December).

The dancer, Carmela Greco, features in this contemporary flamenco show directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca with music by the Latin Grammy winner, Javier Limón (Teatro Magno. Wednesday to Sunday).

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dancing, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil. Monday to Sunday. Till 30 December).

The company from Kiev will perform the classic ballet by Tchaikovsky, considered to be one of the most beautiful and iconic ballets (Teatro Lope de Vega. 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 22 and 29 Jan, 5 and 12 Feb).

Don't miss

World première of the adaptation of this romantic ballet by the National Dance Company under the artistic direction of Joaquín de Luz (Teatro de la Zarzuela. Tuesdays to Sundays. 7-17 December).

The most important Argentinean tango group in Europe celebrates its career spanning 15 years (Teatro EDP Gran Vía. 11 December).

Yinka Esi Graves creates a performance that addresses the invisibility of blackness in flamenco (Conde Duque. 16 December).

Hailing from Kenya, the professional company Mighty Jambo present a circus show that educates us about the importance of generosity and community support (Teatro Pavón. Wednesday to Sunday. 2 Dec to 7 Jan. Check dates).

At Christmas, the Classical Ballet of Camagüey from Cuba is performing this classical ballet with music by Tchaikovsky (Capitol Gran Vía. 3, 7, 10, 18 and 27 Dec, 2 and 3 Jan).

The Spanish National Ballet is celebrating 45 years of history with two historical productions and the screening of a documentary (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 21 and 22 December).

An unforgettable experience brought to you by Yunke, one of the best magicians on the international scene (IFEMA Palacio Municipal. 22 Dec-6 Jan).


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