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Theatres and auditoriums

You can take full advantage of the highly varied cultural offering that comes of so many different communities living side by side in Brussels. There is always a wide range of stage productions and performances in both French and Dutch. International stars also visit Brussels on their tours.

What’s on

The cultural calendars are the best source of information about what’s on in Brussels in terms of plays, opera, cabaret, concerts, ballet and the performing arts:

Cultural Meccas in Brussels

The cultural calendars and the website of, the guide of cultural venues and theatres (FR/NL), provide a comprehensive survey of the Brussels venues.

As the capital of Belgium and the European Union, Brussels is home to several prestigious and legendary concert halls and theatres that are well worth a visit:

  • La Monnaie
    A strong classical programme of opera, dance, recitals and concerts
    Place de la Monnaie, 1000 Brussels
  • Théâtre national de la Communauté française
    Theatre, dance and other performances
    Boulevard Émile Jacqmain 111, 1000 Brussels
  • Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg (KVS)
    Cross-community urban theatre
    Quai aux Pierres de Taille 7, 1000 Brussels
  • Beursschouwburg
    Centre for alternative and avant-garde art
    Rue Auguste Orts 2, 1000 Brussels
    Multidisciplinary space - museum, concert hall and theatre
    Rue Ravenstein 23, 1000 Brussels
  • Botanique & Cirque royal
    Concerts and exhibitions
    Rue Royale 236, 1210 Brussels
    Cirque royal
    Rue de l'Enseignement 81, 1000 Brussels)
  • Les Riches-Claires
    Cultural centre and libraryRue des Riches-Claires 24,1000 Brussels
    Online: (FR)
  • Flagey
    Cultural centre specialising in film and music in the old Radio House
    Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Brussels
  • Kaaitheater
    Centre for art focusing on ground-breaking theatre, dance and music
    Square Sainctelette 19, 1000 Brussels
  • Théâtre royal de Toone
    Traditional puppet theatre which is part of Brussels folklore
    Impasse Sainte-Pétronille
    Rue Marché aux Herbes, 1000 Brussels
  • Halles de Schaerbeek
    The French Community’s European cultural centre
    Rue Royale Sainte-Marie 22b, 1030 Brussels
  • Ancienne Belgique
    Pop and rock temple
    Boulevard Anspach 110, 1000 Brussels
  • Forest National
    Big productions and international artists (8,000 capacity)
    Avenue Victor Rousseau 208, 1190 Brussels
  • Le rideau de Bruxelles
    Contemporary creation, vibration with the world’s present realities
    Rue Goffart 7a, 1050 Ixelles
    Online :

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