Theatre and dance in Madrid

  • Don't miss

    An essential baroque opera directed by Ivor Bolton and Christopher Moulds (Teatro Real. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25 and 26 March).

    La Calisto
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March highlights

An adaptation of Lorca’s famous rural drama that brings together theatre and flamenco (Teatro Reina Victoria. Tuesday. 19 and 26 Mar, 2 Apr).

International and Spanish companies put on shows that encompass all the performing arts (Various locations. 7-31 March).

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An audiovisual piece about the museum security staff (Naves Matadero–International Living Arts Centre - Nave 10. Sala de Hormigón. Wednesday to Sundays. 15-24 March).

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An exciting acrobatics show that explains what it means to be human. (Teatro Circo Price. 20-24 March).

The philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy, performs a monologue in French or English with Spanish subtitles, in which he deliberates on modern Europe (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 26 March).

Microfestival of shows in original version with subtitles in Spanish that brings together British and Madrid artists just before Brexit (Conde Duque. 28-31 March).

Jan Lauwers’s drama based on the novel by Stefan Hertmans (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 28-29 March).

A circus show based on gangster films, silent movies and hip-hop (Teatro Circo Price. 28 March).

Long-running shows

The famous television magician, Antonio Díaz, premieres his latest unprecedented magic and fantasy show (Teatro Rialto. Wednesday to Sunday).

An exquisite program dedicated to puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Check dates. 6 Oct-9 Jun).

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The best flamenco at a stunning venue, with food tastings before the show and a meet and greet afterwards (Salón Baile Teatro Real. 18 Wednesdays between 28 Nov and 17 Jul).

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

Hugo Pérez de la Pica delves into the timeless roots of popular Spanish song (Teatro Tribueñe. Sundays).

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

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    2019 Events Calendar
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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
  • World premiere of the musical based on the successful novel by Noah Gordon with more than 20 live musicians (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Wednesday to Sunday).

    The Physician, by Noah Gordon – The Musical
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 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
  • Premiere in Spain of the complete original version of one of the most important musicals of universal theatre (Teatro Calderón. Tuesday to Sunday).

    West Side Story
  • The Broadway musical based on the Disney film and the Russian legend has landed in Spain (Teatro Coliseum. Tuesday to Sunday).

  • El Médico, de Noah Gordon – El Musical
  • El Rey León
  • Billy Elliot
  • West Side Story
  • Anastasia


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