We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great visit to the Theater Caldron

In the old center of Alcoi is the Theatre Caldron. I went there recently to watch the Russian State... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Oedt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Great Theatre with frequent performances

This imposing building is beautiful in itself, but the most important thing that unlike most other... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Cartagena, Colombia
Read all 66 reviews
All photos (55)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 16, 2018
“Great visit to the Theater Caldron”
May 10, 2018
“Great Theatre with frequent performances”
This late 19th-century theater takes its name from a prominent Mexican poet.
Certificate of Excellence
Zacatecas, Mexico
Improve This Listing
Reviews (66)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed November 16, 2018

In the old center of Alcoi is the Theatre Caldron. I went there recently to watch the Russian State ballet assembly performing ballet pieces from fairytale & classic stories. Wonderfull. Lots of atmosphere, good seating and being relatively small, close to the stage. Accoustics were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GuyStrohmenger
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This imposing building is beautiful in itself, but the most important thing that unlike most other Mexican old theatres, performances are frequent. I had an opportunity of seeing a local flamenco group. What it lacked in authenticity and sheer visceral power, it certainly compensated with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cartagena2019
Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately, there were no performances scheduled here during my (too) brief visit to Zacatecas. It's a beautiful rather restrained building with an impressive lobby.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

The inside is beautiful, however it looks rather modern, but the outside is an eye candy without mentioning the colonual entrance to the theater.

Thank CristianHP
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Zacatecas is a historical city that has gentrified many of its buildings to serve the needs of a 21st Century population. Teatro Calderon is just one of these amazing places. The city is safe, the culture is popping, the walking is great, and the food,...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed July 8, 2013

It's a beautiful old theater, very well preserved and elegant. If there's a spectacle in there while you're in Zacatecas, it must be great.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank martar88
Reviewed December 24, 2012

We stayed in Zacatecas in September and didn't really want to go out to a bar and there was a cool Beatle covers concert in the main hall of the Theater ... really cool and almost surreal given how intricate the ols theater is inside...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank METRUN360
Reviewed August 20, 2012

The early silver miners took a lot of money out of this town.. but some did put a little back in the form of some lovely old buildings... this is one of them.. It is always open and you can wander in and around with...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Badbones
Reviewed January 24, 2010

when we were there in the summer of '08 you could walk in in the evenings and heck it out. Groups of children were rehearsing and there was always actvity there. Down the steps from the Theatre dont forget to go into the "El-vis" bar...More

Thank Palamides
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fernando Calderon Theater staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines