Budapest Theatres & Concert Halls

Theatre arts and classical music - Budapest has it all

Budapest Theatres & Concert Halls

Drama buffs won't be disappointed in Budapest's entertainment options, as the theatre arts and classical music are highly valued in Hungary. You'll have your pick from a number of concerts held throughout the year, most abundant during festivals.

Speak the language? Those who understand Hungarian will find an even wider selection of productions to choose from, since most mainstream shows are performed in the country's language.

Opera, Ballet & Classical Music

Budapest Opera
Address: Andrássy út 22, Budapest 1061
Location: Pest, City Center, District 6
Website: www.opera.hu

Academy of Music
Repertoire: Classical Music
Address: Liszt Ferenc tér 8, Budapest 1061
Location: Pest, District 6
Website: www.zeneakademia.hu

Budapest Operett Theatre
Repertoire: Operetta and Musical
Address: Nagymező utca 19, Budapest 1065
Location: Pest, City Center, District 6
Phone:  (+36-1) 353-2172

Erkel Theatre
Repertoire: Opera, Ballet and Classical Music
Address: Köztársaság tér 30, Budapest 1081
Location: Pest, City Center, District 8
Phone: (+36-1) 333-0540

National Dance Theatre
Repertoire: Ballet, Contemporary and Modern Dance
Address: Színház utca 5, Budapest 1014
Location: Buda, Castle Hill, District 1
Phone: (+36-1) 375-8011
Website: www.nemzetitancszinhaz.hu

Palace of Arts
Repertoire: Opera, Ballet and Classical Music
The Palace of Arts is also home to the Ludwig Museum
Address: Komor Marcell utca 1, Budapest 1095
Location: Pest, District 9
Phone: (+36-1) 555-3000
Website: www.mupa.hu

Vigadó Concert Hall
Repertoire: Classical Music
Address: Vigadó tér 2, Budapest 1051
Location: Pest, City Center, District 5
Phone: (+36-1) 354-3750

Folk Music & Folk Dance

RaM Colosseum
Home to ExperiDance, a Hungarian dance group of professional dancers, famous for their folk dance performances with a modern twist
Address: Kárpát utca 23-25, Budapest 1133
Location: Pest, District 13
Phone: (+36-1) 222-5253
Website: ramcolosseum.com

Duna Palota
Repertoire: Folk Music and Folk Dance - the Hungarian National Folk Ensemble, the Duna Ensemble and the world-famous Rajkó Band regularly perform here
Address: Zrínyi utca 5, Budapest 1051
Location: Pest, City Center, District 5
Phone: (+36-1) 235-5500

Fonó Music Hall
Repertoire: Folk & World Music and dance house events
Address: Sztregova utca 3, Budapest
Location: Buda, District 11
Phone: (+36-1) 206-5300
Website: www.fono.hu

Plays & Musicals

Madach Theatre
Repertoire: Musical
Address: Erzsébet körút 29, Budapest 1073
Location: Pest, City Center, District 7
Phone: (+36-1) 478-2041

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For all those who speak Hungarian:

Katona József Theatre
Repertoire: Plays
Address: Petőfi Sándor utca 6, Budapest 1052
Location: Pest, City Center, District 5
Phone: (+36-1) 318-3725

Mikroszkóp Színpad
Repertoire: Stand-Up Comedy
Address: Nagymezõ utca 22-24, Budapest 1065
Location: Pest, City Center, District 6
Phone: (+36-1) 332-5322

National Theatre
Repertoire: Plays
Address: Bajor Gizi park 1, Budapest 1095
Location: Pest, District 9
Phone: (+36-1) 476-6868

Radnóti Miklós Theatre
Repertoire: Plays
Address: Nagymező utca 11, Budapest 1065
Location: Pest, City Center, District 6
Phone: (+36-1) 321-0600

Thália Theatre
Repertoire: Plays
Address: Nagymező utca 22, Budapest 1065
Location: Pest, City Center, District 6
Phone: (+36-1) 312-4230

Vígszínház
Repertoire: Plays
Address: Szent István körút 14, Budapest 1136
Location: Pest, District 13
Phone: (+36-1) 329-2340

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