Theatre and dance in Madrid

  • The flamenco dancer offers a show based on his journeys and feelings throughout his life (Teatro Rialto.Thursdays to Sundays. Till 2 July).

    Joaquín Cortés
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june highlights

After taking all five continents by storm, the flamenco legend returns to the Spanish capital with her latest show (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Check dates. Till 2 July).

Two weeks of the most sublime flamenco singing and dancing (Various venues. 6-25 June).

Don't miss

A choreographic monologue in which María Pagés reflects on life, dance and its powers accompanied on stage by six musicians (Teatro Español. 21-25 June).

Regisseur Ignacio García revisits the love story in this opera by Emilio Arrieta (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 15-24 June).

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

The Yllana company has produced this madcap classical music concert filled with comic sketches (Teatro Alfil. 21 and 28 June).

The playwright, Johan Inger, reinvents the opera focusing on violence (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 15-25 June).

Mario Gas narrates Puccini’s poignant drama from three perspectives (Teatro Real. 27 Jun-21 Jul).

A Víctor Ullate Foundation charity gala which offers a tribute to the art of ballet (Teatros del Canal. 28 June).

Sylvain Huc presents a piece about masculinity (Naves Matadero. Centro Internacional de Artes Vivas. 28-29 June).

Enjoy the best flamenco with past winners of the prestigious Las Minas Flamenco Singing Festival (Círculo de Bellas Artes. 30 Jun-1 Jul).

A fusion between circus and cabaret with the best acrobats and dancers (Teatro de la Luz Philips. Tuesdays to Sundays. Till 25 June).


Enjoy the best flamenco with past winners of the prestigious Las Minas Flamenco Singing Festival (Teatro Real. 2 July).

A play about feelings performed by children (Naves Matadero. Centro Internacional de Artes Vivas. 6-7 July).

A romantic journey to the Seville of 1830 with a choreographic performance of Bizet's opera (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 6 Jul-31 Ago).

A series of dance numbers to pay homage to Ruiz Soler, on the 20th anniversary of his death (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 21-30 July).

Coming this year
  • An impressive show that brings together flamenco, metal and martial arts (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Thursdays to Sundays. 5 Oct-12 Nov).

    Vivancos – Born to Dance
  • Coming soon

    An amazing journey through the evolution of mankind, from its amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly (Escenario Puerta del Ángel. From 10 November).

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  • Vivancos – Nacidos para bailar
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  • In 2017, Madrid is the international capital of diversity with the celebration of the great world LGTB Pride festival (23 June-2 July).

    World Pride Madrid 2017
  • World Pride Madrid 2017
  • Don't miss

    Enjoy the full programme of activities that has been prepared to celebrate the 4th centenary of the famous square (Plaza Mayor. Throughout 2017).

    400th Anniversary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor
  • Logo Cuarto Centenario Plaza Mayor


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

    2017 Events Calendar
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  • Check out online or download our monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events, useful information and a map of Madrid and its metro.

    esMADRIDmagazine June 2017
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