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Wednesday 23rd of January 2019

Everything tagged with Theatre

Fringe Festival

As part of the Veranos de la Villa celebrations, the Centro Cultural Conde Duque is holding Madrid’s first Fringe Festival, giving space to emerging artists in the fields of dance, theatre, circus,


After a long acting and directing career, Jorge Roelas makes his playwriting debut with Verano, a comedy thriller about three women, and a man who has a strong presence in all of their lives.

Soap—The Show

After success at the Riverside studios in London and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Soap—The Show splish-splashes its way to Madrid.

Shirley Valentine

Following a two-season tour of Spain, which attracted more than 50,000 theatregoers, Shirley Valentine arrives in the capital.

Sonrisas y lágrimas (The Sound of Music)

Madrid is alive with the sound of music!

Birlibirloque—Jorge Blass

Multi-award winning madrileño magician Jorge Blass has appeared on stages the world over, as well as on TV and film, and has published two books on his craft, all by the spritely age of 32.

Queen Symphonic Rhapsody

What better way to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of Madrid’s most popular theatres than for its brand new management team to stage a rocking spectacular featuring the songs of Queen!

Teatro Valle-Inclán: Una mirada del mundo

Shakespeare (including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Macbeth and As You Like It), and tells of a journey, in three stages, through paradise, purgatory and hell, drawing a parallel with Dante’s

Forever King of Pop

Moon-walking its way into Madrid this month is Forever King of Pop, the only Michael Jackson homage show endorsed by the Jackson family itself.

Teatro Valle-Inclán: Una Mirada del Mundo

The Centro Dramático Nacional, Spain’s equivalent of the UK’s National Theatre, finishes its programme Una mirada del mundo (A Look at the World) this month by presenting three further plays.

Italian operas at the Teatro Real

From 2-15 November, the Teatro Real hosts 11 performances of a special double programme of 20th century Italian operas, two nights of which (6 and 13 Nov) will be at a reduced price.

The Good Doctor

The classic black humour and tragic human character of Anton Chekhov’s short stories come to life in Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor.

Spirit of the Dance

The world-famous Irish dance show Spirit of the Dance has made its way to Madrid this month, and features ensemble pieces with bright costumes and varied dance styles—not only in the style of “Riverda

The Beasty Bunch: Bo´s Lucky Day

In search of a weekend activity for young kids? The Face2Face Theatre Co will be presenting Bo’s Lucky Day every Sunday until the 25 November.

El Mago de Oz

Follow the yellow brick road to Malasaña this month and look for Dorothy, Toto and friends in the The Wizard of Oz.

The Perfect American

What do Walt Disney, Abraham Lincoln and Andy Warhol have in common?

Nuevo Teatro Alcalá Opera Season

The Estudio Lírico company are presenting three operas to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi.

XIII Festival Escena Contemporánea

Twenty four theatre and dance companies are involved in 13th Festival Escena Contemporánea, and their works will be performed in 16 locations in the city.

40 El musical

A Spanish musical that has now reached more than 1,000 performances nationwide, and been seen by more than one million spectators, 40 El musical returns to Madrid for one month only.

La Traviata

Verdi’s dramatic opera, La Traviata, presents the story of Violetta, a famous courtesan, who falls tragically in love with Alfredo, a nobleman.


If you have ever wanted to attend a real Indian wedding, with all the spectacular colour and energetic dancing, consider IndiaFest, at the Teatro Figaro this month.

Teatralia Festival

The 17th edition of Madrid’s Festival Internacional de Artes Escénicas para Niños y Jóvenes (17th International Dramatic Arts Festival for Children and Young Adults) will be held from the 1-24 March.

Festival La Alternativa

Access your dramatic side and experience La Alternativa, an alternative festival of dance, theatre and music.

Murder on the Dis-orient Express

A murder has been committed onboard a train, and it is up to Inspector Cluelez to discover the culprit.

La Isla del Tesoro (Treasure Island)

The resident company of the Teatro Sanpol raises the skull and crossbones for the holiday weekend of 16-18 March, with a Spanish production of La Isla del Tesoro (Treasure Island), for adults and chil

Las chicas del calendario (Calendar Girls)

Based on the quintessentially British 2003 hit film, this production features a cast of acclaimed Spanish film, TV, and theatre actresses.

Steel Magnolias

The Madrid Players latest production, Steel Magnolias, will take place towards the beginning of May, but early booking is recommended.

Los animales y los niños tomaron las calles

Live music, performances and storytelling come together in Los animales y los niños tomaron las calles (The Animals and Children Took to the Streets).

El Festival de Otoño a Primavera

This year marks the 30th anniversary of El Festival de Otoño a Primavera and to commemorate the Festival has extended its season, which has been running since February.

Festival de Improvisación Teatral (FESTIM013)

The 5th annual Festival de Improvisación Teatral (FESTIM013—Improvisational Theatre Festival) includes talented theatre companies from the US, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

La Danza de la Muerte

If you’ve ever felt like you’ve been brutally isolated or stuck in your own personal jail cell, then you will definitely be able to relate to La Danza de la Muerte (The Dance of the Dead) by August St

Enrique VIII

Directed by Ernesto Arias, Shakespeare’s historical drama returns to Madrid after gaining considerable public praise.

Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew

After visiting Spain two years ago with The Comedy of Errors and Richard III, thrilling both spectators and critics, the British theatre company Propeller, which has an exclusively male cast and speci

Fringe13 Madrid

Madrid welcomes with open arms once again the event that left the residents in awe last summer.

Adults only! Saucy comedy in English

Face2Face theatre company are bringing the play LINE to Spain for the first time.

The Canterville Ghost

With a combination of dynamic physical theatre, dance, comedy, masks, satire, audience participation and startling imagery, this contemporary adaptation of Wilde's masterpiece promises to grip youn