Theatre and dance in Madrid

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  • The renowned flamenco dancer returns with a show she created in 2017 (Teatro Rialto. Thursday to Sunday. Till 12 October).

    Sara Baras - Shadows
  • Sara Baras - Sombras


A romantic journey to 1830s Seville with a flamenco version of Bizet's famous opera (Capitol Gran Vía. Till 3 Oct).

The Yllana Company pays tribute to Western films in this show that combines humour and gestural comedy (Teatro Alfil. Sundays. 5-26 September).

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dance, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil. Saturdays and Sundays. Till 26 September).

Flamenco and modern dance shows created in the 13th edition of the artistic residences at the Canal Choreographic Centre (Teatros del Canal - Sala Negra. 2 Sept-15 Oct).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 100 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Wednesday to Sunday. 23 Sept-28 Nov).

Needcompany offers a review of the cruelty of Shakespeare’s works (Naves del Español en Matadero - Sala Fernando Arrabal, Nave 11. 23-26 September).

An opera for all ages based on the interlude by Carlo Goldoni (Juan March Foundation. 26 and 29 Sept; 2-3 Oct).


The Norwegian conductor, Stefan Herheim, heads an amusing version of the operatic tragicomedy by Rossini, based on Cinderella (Teatro Real. 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 30 Sept; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9 Oct).

Flamenco is back

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.

All types of Flamenco and the best tapas, plus puppets, storytellers and innovative theatre.

This historic flamenco house, located a stone's throw from Puerta del Sol, opens 365 days a year.  

Don't miss

One of the oldest tablaos in Madrid, it has welcomed some of the world's most renowned flamenco artists.


An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!

Explore Madrid with our selection of tours (in Spanish).

  • El fin de siglo. Sala 61 A del Museo Nacional del Prado ©Museo Nacional del Prado (660 x 335)
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2021-2022
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  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Madrid boasts an array of public parks and gardens from the Casa de Campo, Spain's largest green space, to El Retiro Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Parks and Gardens
  • Lago de la Casa de Campo