Theatre and dance in Madrid

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  • The Canadian company will make an eagerly awaited return to Madrid, with an imaginary Mexico that will transport the audience to a place suspended between dreams and reality. (Escenario Puerta del Ángel. Wednesday to Sunday. 5 Nov-22 Jan).

    LUZIA - Cirque du Soleil
  • LUZIA - Cirque du Soleil


Don't miss

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). Buy tickets!

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. 8 December).

The country’s best performing arts festival celebrates its 40th anniversary with a special programme that focuses on internation talent (Different venues. 10-27 November).

Productores de Sonrisas is back with a new show for all the family, with unbelievable acrobatics that take spectators to the enigmatic world of Asia (IFEMA MADRID. 18 Nov-15 Jan).

Tomás Marco premieres a fun zarzuela on today’s police corruption (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27 November).


Multi-faceted artist Carla Pulpó is once again playing this classic Christmas character who is back with another adventure (Gran Carpa Cometa. Tuesday to Sunday. 19 Nov-15 Jan).


The classic Christmas production has become a not to be missed event in Madrid’s Christmas (Teatro Circo Price. 25 Nov-7 Jan). Tickets on sale on 20 October


Antonio Banderas stars in this musical, considered to be a masterpiece of the genre, produced by Teatro del Soho CaixaBank and winner of the Max Award for the Best Musical (UMusic Hotel Teatro Albéniz. Tuesday to Sunday. 17 Nov-14 Feb).

An authentic flamenco show featuring mesmerizing dancing, singing and guitar playing (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil. Monday to Sunday. Till 30 December).

A programme with four dance shows, two of which are world premières (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. Tuesday to Sunday. 1-8 December).

Rubén Olmo is the artistic director of this dance show based on the life of flamenco dancer Felix “El Loco” Fernández (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21 and 22 December).

Coming soon

The Madrid Players is proud to produce this brilliant and funny pantomime which is sure to be a delight for all members of the family (Teatro del Colegio Mayor Elías Ahúja. 9-11 December).

A modern, feminist version of Vincenzo Bellini's opera semiseria by Bárbara Lluch (Teatro Real. 15, 16, 18, 19, 23, 26, 27, 29 and 30 Dec, 2, 3, 4 and 6 Jan).

Choreographer Blanca Li is bringing a modern new hip hop version of Tchaikovsky’s classic work to Spain (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30 December).

  • Discover the best spots in the city to enjoy Spain’s artistic expression par excellence.

  • El Corral de la Morería


An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

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

Hop on board the city's official sightseeing bus!

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

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2022-2023
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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
  • Take a look at the musicals showing in Madrid right now and over the coming months.

    Musicals in Madrid
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Feeling festive?

  • Find the best Christmas events and festive activities taking place around the city.

    What's on this Christmas
  • Luces navideñas en El Retiro 2021 © Madrid Destino Álvaro López del Cerro
  • Enjoy the performing arts at Madrid’s many theatres, stages and concert halls.

    Theatres and concert halls