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…
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…
Nurturing Lithuania's young musical, terpsichorean and theatrical talent, the Academy also stages hundreds of free performances each year. It's spread over four buildings, but the classical pile at number 42 Gedimin…
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.
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).
The offices of Lithuania's most progressive theatre company, which performs at the Theatre Arena, nationally and internationally.
Housed in a handsome classical building, the national youth theatre stages everything from classics to experimental pieces. Closes from mid-July to mid-August.
Lithuania's premier venue for orchestral, chamber and sacral music. But it's not all classical: prominent international jazz acts often ply their trade here.
Operating on this site since 1951, the National Drama Theatre stages national and international productions in Lithuanian.
Mostly popular Hollywood films are screened in English with Lithuanian subtitles at this 12-screen cinema.