Theatre in Kaunas

Kaunas State Puppet Theatre

This Vilnius institution has been delighting young and old since 1958, taking its productions across Europe and even South America. At the end of August the new season is inaugurated by turning the theatre and surro…
Theatre in Vilnius

Small Theatre of Vilnius

Founded just before Lithuania achieved legal Independence from the Soviet Union, in March 1990, the Small Theatre has occupied its present premises since 2005. The brainchild of artistic director Rimas Tuminas, it s…
Opera in Vilnius

Lithuanian National Opera & Ballet Theatre

This stunning (or gaudy, depending on your taste) Soviet-era building, with its huge, cascading chandeliers and grandiose dimensions, is home to Lithuania's national ballet and opera companies. You can see world-cla…
Concert Venue in Vilnius

Vilnius Congress Concert Hall

The home of the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, this chunky geometric pile near the Neris hosts symphonies, chamber music, opera and more. Leading Lithuanian and international performers can be seen for a song.
Jazz in Klaipėda


This Old Town club has been a Klaipėda legend for years, opening way before the post-Independence bar scene mushroomed. Its cobbled terrace and dark old-world interior are the best place in town to catch live jazz.
Live Music in Vilnius


Live music by local musicians – ranging from rock to rock'n'roll to jazz. Inspired jamming some nights and the long bar gets pretty packed most evenings. Note the club shuts down during summer (June to August).
Theatre in Kaunas

Kaunas Chamber Theatre

Known originally as the Kaunas Youth Musical Studio, the Chamber Theatre is now an established part of the city's theatrical landscape. It still stages some productions for children, in Lithuanian.
Theatre in Panevėžys

Puppet Wagon Theatre

Lithuania’s only travelling-cart theatre is rarely at home (it travels most of the summer), but the characters displayed inside this old narrow-gauge train carriage are enchanting.
Theatre in Klaipėda

Klaipėda State Musical Theatre

Founded in 1987, this Klaipėda institution stages all kinds of musical theatre, taking some productions on the road. It's also home to the Klaipėda Philharmonic.
Theatre in Vilnius

Youth Theatre

Housed in a handsome classical building, the national youth theatre stages everything from classics to experimental pieces. Closes from mid-July to mid-August.