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Theatre and musicals in Barcelona

With a wide variety of theatre theatre and musicals, Barcelona is a fantastic destination for a cultural getaway.

From timeless classics to innovative contemporary creations, Barcelona has something for everyone. In this article, we'll explore some of the best theatre and musicals in Barcelona that you can enjoy if you're visiting the city - take note and buy your tickets!

The best theatre playsin Barcelona

One of the plays in Barcelona that you can't miss is "Eugene Oneguin", which can be seen in a dozen sessions between September and October 2023 at the legendary Liceu in Barcelona. This opera co-production with Den Norske Opera in Oslo and the Teatro Real in Madrid tackles all the nuances of the character of Tatiana Larin and her infatuation with Onegin.

If you like comedy, at the Teatro Apolo you can see "Corta el cable rojo", an improvisation play that has triumphed in Madrid for 11 seasons. A highly original approach and its ability to make the audience laugh make this play a must-see if you're in Barcelona.

At the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya until 30 December you can see "La madre de Frankenstein", a theatrical adaptation of the play by Almudena Grandes, which portrays Spain in the 1950s with all its social and ideological differences.

Best musicals in Barcelona

One of the musicals you can't miss if you're in Barcelona is "The Neverending Story: The Musical", Michael Ende's classic that can be seen at the emblematic Teatro Apolo. The play is for all audiences, so it's an ideal plan if you're coming to Barcelona with children.

Another work that can be seen at the Teatro Apolo in June 2024 is "Swan Lake", performed by the Ballet Clásico de Cuba. This is your great opportunity to see one of the great classics of musical theatre in Barcelona.

At the Eixample Teatre until the end of August you can see "Como una canción de los 80", a musical comedy that takes you on a journey through the great musical hits that marked the decades of the 80s and 90s, right up to the present day.

Finally, take the opportunity to visit one of the city's most emblematic theatres, the Coliseum Theatre, to see "The Rocky Horror Show." Richard O'Brien's legendary musical comes direct from the West End in October 2023 to delight all rock lovers. Undoubtedly a proposal not to be missed if you are looking for the best musicals in Barcelona.

Grand Hotel Central, your hotel to enjoy culture in Barcelona

If you are looking for accommodation for the perfect stay in Barcelona, the Grand Hotel Central is a fantastic option in the city centre. Our 5-star hotel in Barcelona is located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, close to the Liceu, the Palau de la Música and other emblematic theatres in Barcelona.

In our hotel you can enjoy elegant rooms and quiet spaces where you will find calm in the centre of Barcelona. Don't miss the magnificent rooftop Skybar, a terrace with magnificent sea views and live music sessions. The best way to end the day is with cocktails and tapas from this exclusive rooftop.

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August 21, 2023