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…
Classical Music in Vilnius

Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy

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…
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.
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 Vilnius

Oskaras Koršunovas Theatre

The offices of Lithuania's most progressive theatre company, which performs at the Theatre Arena, nationally and internationally.
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.
Classical Music in Vilnius

Lithuanian National Philharmonic

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.
Theatre in Vilnius

Lithuanian National Drama Theatre

Operating on this site since 1951, the National Drama Theatre stages national and international productions in Lithuanian.
Cinema in Vilnius

Forum Cinemas Vingis

Mostly popular Hollywood films are screened in English with Lithuanian subtitles at this 12-screen cinema.