Lope de Vega Theater
Lope de Vega Theater
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1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
About
Welcome to the Lope de Vega Theater, home of El Rey León, the musical that moves the world. The theater is located in the main and comercial street of Madrid, Gran Vía.
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Neighborhood: Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
How to get there
  • Santo Domingo • 1 min walk
  • Callao • 4 min walk
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Chococooky
Barcelona, Spain145 contributions
Nov 2022
It was my first time seeing a show there and I've done loads of research beforehand, to make sure I got a good seat. Eventually I decided on row 19, seats 13/11 and was not disappointed. Great view and acoustics! Having been there now, I think almost every seat could be a good choice though as the theatre is quite small and intimate. The seats are very narrow and close to the next person so there's not a lot of space (especially leg space), they're also not the most comfortable (but good for the length of the show).
The theatre itself is very beautiful, well preserved and the staff was also very friendly. I'd definitely come back again for a good show!

As for the Lion King: I absolutely loved it! The actors, their voices and especially the costumes were amazing. Absolutely worth seeing!
Written December 6, 2022
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Daniel K
Nashville, TN2 contributions
Feb 2023
Beautiful theater - we saw El Rey Leon here and absolutely loved it. Lighting and sound were great. One of the best shows I've seen even though I don't know much Spanish.
Written February 19, 2023
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John M
Tralee, Ireland478 contributions
Feb 2016 • Couples
Lovely theatre in Gran Via. We were sitting at back of first floor and had a great view. Nice bar with lovely staff
Written February 22, 2016
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slimjimkempf
Madrid, Spain20 contributions
Mar 2014 • Friends
I attended the Lion King at Teatro Lope de Vega, and I must say it was fantastic. It is important to not that the show was in Spanish so if you want to understand what the characters are saying then this might be a deal breaker, but it is such an iconic show that you know what is going on anyway. As someone who had experience in theatre from high school, I was blown away by the set, lights and music. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a good evening downtown, but make sure to book your tickets in advance. The website is http://www.elreyleon.es/ It is just like on Broadway, although to be truthful I have not seen the Broadway version since I was very young. I would rate it as a must for any theatre lovers visiting Madrid.
Written December 17, 2014
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BennyMalaga
Malaga, Spain89,775 contributions
Dec 2012 • Couples
When we were in Madrid we saw the muscial El Rey Leon. which was very enjoyable. The theater is quite big, yet immediate. We did not feel lost in it. The musical was a bit long, but highly interesting, especially the costumes.
Written March 5, 2013
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A R
Miami, FL52 contributions
Dec 2019
This version in Spanish has its unique twist with outstanding actors and scenery. Disney quality. Small theatre so you have no bad seats. Comfortable and very great acoustics.
Written January 8, 2020
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Lunamore
Istanbul, Türkiye800 contributions
Jan 2014
I go to madrid every 3-4 months and everytime i see that crowd i couldnt believe in my eyes and this time i decided to go to el rey leon.. It was the best decision i have ever made! It was a great experience!! The music, the dances, costumes everything was great. I loved every detail.. It is hard for to english audience because whole show was in spanish.. Although this, i loved the show.. It was perfect!
Written February 2, 2014
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Karen T
Madrid29 contributions
Apr 2016 • Solo
Fantastic show but dont sit too near the stage as it dilutes special effect and overall perception. A show you must see.
Written April 21, 2016
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danweigh
chester65 contributions
Sep 2015
My wife was desperate to see the lion king - even though it was in Spanish and we dont speak a word. We went anyway and had an amazing evening. The theater is great and the show was stunning. If you have seen the film then you will be able to muddle your way through. Great place and great prices.
Written October 15, 2015
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Suansa
Fuengirola, Spain144 contributions
Nov 2014 • Solo
Thank you first of all to all the Tripadvisor reviewers! It was reading all the wonderful comments for this show that made me decide to go.
What a spectacular show! The costumes are incredible, the music fantastic and the dancing excellent! I loved it!
I had a seat with a restricted view as this was one of the few seats available but as I was prepared for this it was not a problem and yes, there were parts of the stage I couldn't see as I was at the very far side but I didn't detract from the enjoyment at all.
Definitely recommend this show, if you get the chance, go and see it!
Written November 8, 2014
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