Curtain’s up for some mighty impressive theatre,  opera, ballet and concert productions in Cadiz and Jerez.

At Teatro Villamarta in Jerez there’s the musical Mary Poppins performed by Teatro Dioniso (October 10, 8.30pm); Phantom of the Opera (October 23rd, 8.30pm); and, for the bilingual kids, Peppa Pig (October 31-Nov 1, 8.30pm). El Sueño del Quijote – the Dream of Quijote (October 18th, 12pm) – is an elaborate puppet show by Compañía Jinete Verde from Jerez. The ballet Don Quijote which was to be performed by the Johannesburg Ballet on October 29th has been cancelled.

Tickets are available online, and from the box office, Monday to Friday between 10am-2pm, and from 5pm until opening time on show days. Plaza Romero Martínez, Jerez de la Frontera. T: +34 956 14 96 85

It is worth travelling to Algeciras for a production of Sleeping Beauty by the Russian National Ballet at the Teatro Municipal Florida on October 17th. And again for Madam Butterfly at the Teatro Municipal Florida on October 28th. (Avda. Agustín Bálsamo)

On October 29th, Verdi’s masterpiece La Traviata will be performed at the Palacio de Congresos, Linea de la Concepción.

At Teatro Moderno in Chiclana there is a performance of Toy Story, El Musical on October 24th, 7pm. Hankies at the ready. (Nueva, 20;

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