Theatre and dance in Madrid

  • A magical being arrives on a frozen planet filled with northern lights and igloos (IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. Till 2 Feb).

    Circo Hielo 2
  • Circo de Hielo 2

january & February highlights

A total of 30 shows with leading artists from flamenco song and dance, such as Amador Rojas and Antonio Canales, which includes a tasting of products beforehand and a meeting with the artists (Salón de Baile, Teatro Real. Fridays. 25 Oct -17 July).

An exquisite program dedicated to puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Check dates. 12 Oct-14 Jun 2020).

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Mozart's fairy tale is represented in a musical in German with subtitles in Spanish and English (Teatro Real. 19 Jan-24 Feb).

An adaptation of Lorca’s famous rural drama that brings together theatre and flamenco (Teatro Reina Victoria. 21 Jan and 18 Feb).

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A musical based on Adrian Lyne's film about personal improvement with the participation of choreographer Vicky Gómez (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Wednesday to Sunday. 23 Jan-12 Apr).

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The dancer from Cadiz is back with this show created in 2017 to mark the 20th anniversary of her company (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Friday to Sunday. 24 Jan-28 Jun).

Half horror and half comedy, but 100% fun  (IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. Thursdays to Sundays. 30 Jan-1 Mar).

The best magicians in the world will be performing together for the ten year running in Madrid (Teatro Circo Price. 6 Feb-8 Mar).

A performance and dance show that deliberates on Greek mythology (Teatros del Canal - Sala Negra. 6-8 February).

Pablo Heras-Casado directs the famous second part of Wagner's Nibelungo Ring in German with English and Spanish subtitles (Teatro Real. 12-28 February).

An opera on the Italian singer that recreates his passage through the Spanish court (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 15 and 17 February).

The American comedian offers a unique, all-new clean humour monologue performed in English (Teatro Maravillas. 27 February).

Long-running shows

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dance, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil).

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

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

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).

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.  

    Cardamomo
  • Legendary flamenco bar where you can dance until sunrise.

    Candela
  • Torres Bermejas
  • Cardamomo
  • Candela
  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard (held every Weds and Sat) and the Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month. Next edition: 5 February).

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
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