Theatre and dance in Madrid

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OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS

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New adaptation of this hit zarzuela in three acts with Juan Echanove as the stage director (Teatro de la Zarzuela. Wednesday to Sunday. 6-23 October).

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A unique event that combines rock, circus, theatre, visual arts and dance (IFEMA MADRID. Friday to Sundays. 6 Oct-1 Nov).

Yllana and Primital Bros star in this a cappella comedy (Gran Teatro CaixaBank Príncipe Pío. 10 October).

Two theatre companies, Yllana and Töthem, have created a musical show for children to raise awareness about recycling through comedy and percussion (Gran Teatro CaixaBank Príncipe Pío. 12 Oct and 1 Nov).

The festival devoted to the flamenco art in all of its forms is holding its 17th edition with the participation of artists, such as Tomatito, Mayte Martín and Carmen Linares (Main Venue: Teatros del Canal. 18 Oct-6 Nov).

Verdi's most popular opera returns to Madrid’s Coliseo with the spectacular production with which it reopened in 1998 (Teatro Real. 24 Oct to 14 Nov).

A unique performance in which some of the most important flamenco styles are performed, each representing the different stages of life (Teatro Victoria. 7 October).

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The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 110 million people around the world have already seen it! (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesday 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).

This flamenco and gastronomy experience is directed by two great names from the genre, Cristina Hoyos and Jose Carlos Plaza (Teatro Eslava. Thursday to Saturday).

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A super-production based on the book by Roald Dahl that is coming to Spain for the first time ever (Nuevo Teatro Alcalá. Wednesday to Sunday. 22 Sept-18 Dec).

The Metamorphosis Dance company is premièring a modern dance show in Madrid, created with people who are not related to dance (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 29 and 30 October).

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