The theatres in Madrid are one of the main attractions of the capital. Unconditional fans of the theater, will find Madrid a never-ending list of works corresponding to all genres. We can choose between major, minor and musical works. If we choose a piece of music, we could go to the Theatre Royal which is the Opera House of Madrid, regarded as one of the most important theatres not only in Spain but also in Europe. Spanish Theatre, not always enjoyed approval popular and especially criticized by the Church. However, the theatres in Madrid, enjoy some freedom, long as it was consistent with the tastes of the monarch who was in power at that time.
For example, the great Farinelli was a protege of Fernando VI and Barbara de Braganza, but on the other hand, Carlos III, lacking any interest towards music, therefore was not protected. In the case of the Theatre Royal, was Queen Elizabeth his promoter and protector. Queen Elizabeth felt an authentic music, acquired veneration veneration by his mother, Dona Maria Cristina. She spurred works of theatre in Madrid, choosing a few plots and land called los Canos del Peral, damn destination for its construction. In the first place and for political and social reasons construction works were stopped. For more forward overthrow him and works in the Plaza de Oriente, where we currently enjoy one of the most important and significant theatres in Madrid is do not begin until 1817. See Madrid, is also enjoy its vast cultural agenda through which us back to its history, and also its cuisine.