Must-see entertainment in Warsaw

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    Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra

    Check online for details of the classical concerts played occasionally at this home base of the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Orchestra…

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    Teatre Lalka

    Starting as the Blue Almond puppet theatre company in 1945, Teatre Lalka offers a packed repertoire of shows that will appeal to everyone from toddlers to…

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    Resort Komedii

    English Stand-Up Poland ( occasionally stages shows at this venue beneath a popular cafe-bar. It also stages open…

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    TR Warszawa

    Styling itself as a home to all kinds of artistic experiments, TR Warszawa is one of the city's most interesting theatre companies, staging new Polish…

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    Plac Zabaw nad Wisłą

    From spring to autumn, a variety of events and activities is held in this riverside park, including the Lado in the City series of concerts organised by…

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    The biggest of the trio of live gig venues at this street-art decorated courtyard, Hydrozagadka has room for an audience of around 400 and hosts indie…

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    Check out the varied program of art-house and experimental cinema from around the world at this screen within the Ujazdów Castle Centre for Contemporary…

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    Chopin Point

    This pleasant cafe, seating around 40 people, makes for an intimate venue in which to enoy the daily Chopin piano concert at 7pm. The concert ticket…

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    Skład Butelek

    Every Thursday there's a jam session here that has a devoted following. There are live music events on many other nights too, and a cool alternative…

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    Teatr Capitol

    Specialising in comedy and musicals, this plush theatre also offers plenty of performances with English captions.

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    Muranów Cinema

    This vintage-style cinema screens mainly art-house films in its two main halls and two smaller rooms. There's a cafe in the foyer and a shop selling DVDs.

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    12on14 Jazz Club

    Head to this respected jazz club early if you want to bag a table and seat for the concerts. The sound system is excellent and the atmosphere cosy.

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    Kino Praha

    This three-screen cinema has a pleasant cafe and occupies a building that has a facade carved with images of famous Polish actors and directors.

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    Kuźnia Kulturalna

    Both a decent restaurant serving a wide range of dishes (mains 24zł to 89zł) and a respected venue for live music and cabaret performances.

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    Mała Warszawa

    Located in what was once a meat processing factory, this arts centre hosts a range of events, including live music performances by top local and…

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    Kino Luna

    The two auditoriums at this old-school cinema screen mainly art-house films from around the globe.

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    Teatr Ateneum

    Founded in 1928, the Ateneum leans towards contemporary productions in Polish.

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    Tickets for theatre, opera, musical events and visiting shows can be bought here.