Theatre and dance in Madrid

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  • Last chance

    The Andalusian flamenco dancer is back with a new show that brings together the rhythms of flamenco and bolero (Teatro EDP Gran Vía. Thursday to Sunday. 4 May-4 June).

    Sara Baras - Alma
  • Sara Baras - Alma


Teatro Amaya and La compañía L´Operamore present a special programme in which  Zarzuela will be the main feature (Teatro Amaya. 1 May-4 Jun).

Yllana creates a comedy that pays tribute to the seventh art through a film shoot (Teatro La Latina. 17 and 30 May, 6, 13, 20 and 27 June).

The festival that brings together the best of national and international dance year after year (Various locations. 13 May-11 Jun).


The choreographer, Sharon Fridman, and the director, Luis Luque, create a dance show on the crossroads of civilizations (Naves del Español en Matadero - Sala Max Aub, Nave 10. Martes a domingos. 24 May-11 Jun).


The renowned opera and theatre director Laurent Pelly directs Gioachino Rossini's classic dramma buffo in two acts (Teatro Real. 31 May-12 Jun).

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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). Buy tickets!

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. Fridays and Saturdays).

The Esencia & Raíz company and the flamenco dancer Lola García present a flamenco show with an immersive staging (Teatro Sanpol. Thursday. 27 Apr-26 Oct).

A magnificent show with the music by Carl Orff and the theater magic by the Catalonian company (Teatro Calderón. Tuesdays to Sundays. 7 June-2 July).

The Belgian musician, René Jacobs, conducts an adaptation of the opera based on the classical Greek myth (Teatro Real. 13 June).

A new production of the great lyrical comedy in three acts with music by Federico Moreno Torroba (Teatro de la Zarzuela. Wednesdays to Sundays. 21-30 June).

Annual cycle devoted to the exhibition and performance of activities related to the world of puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Saturdays and Sundays. 15 and 16 Oct; 19 and 20 Nov; 17 and 18 Dec; 14 and 15 Jan; 18 and 19 Feb; 11 and 12 Mar; 15 and 16 Apr; 20 and 21 May; 24 and 25 June).

Dance show by the Ballet Flamenco Dramático Musical choreographed by Patricia Donn (Teatro EDP Gran Vía. Tuesday to Sunday. 27 Jun-2 Jul).

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  • Take a look at the musicals showing in Madrid right now and over the coming months.

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  • Enjoy the performing arts at Madrid’s many theatres, stages and concert halls.

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