Transylvania entertainment

Theatre in Cluj-Napoca

National Theatre

From Molière and Shakespeare through to modern drama, the Romanian language performances at the National Theatre are the slickest productions in town. Buy tickets at the nearby box office.
Classical Music in Braşov

Filarmonica Brașov

Lavish your ears with the sound of Brașov's venerable Philharmonic Orchestra, established in 1878, which hosts concerts throughout the year. Tickets for performances can be bought at the booth on B-dul 15 Noiembrie …
Concert Venue in Cluj-Napoca

Flying Circus

Arrive around midnight to see this student-oriented club begin to swing. Punters come for the music rather than to pose, so check the theme before you rock up: events vary from doom metal to euphoric drum and bass.
Live Performance in Alba Iulia

Changing of the Guard

It's worth timing a stroll inside the citadel for the daily changing of the guard ceremony, in which uniformed guards trot on horseback between the old gates, while solemn drumrolls and brass boom out.
Classical Music in Târgu Mureş

State Philharmonic

With performances taking place in the impressive Culture Palace, it's well worth planning ahead to see opera, organ recitals, choral ensembles and more.
Theatre in Cluj-Napoca

Hungarian State Theatre

Hungarian-language operas and plays, from Ibsen to Kafka, grace the stage of this riverside theatre. Buy advance tickets via the website or at the box office (10am to 2pm Monday to Friday and 90 minutes before perfo…
Classical Music in Sibiu

State Philharmonic

Founded in 1949, this has played a key role in maintaining Sibiu’s prestige as a main cultural centre of Transylvania. It's the key venue for performances at the annual opera festival.
Theatre in Braşov

Puppet Theatre

Teatrul Arlechino hosts whimsical puppet shows aimed at children. Reserve tickets by phone or buy from the ticket office (1.30pm to 4pm Tuesday and Wednesday, to 6pm Thursday, 9.30am to 1.30pm Saturday and Sunday).
Theatre in Târgu Mureş

National Theatre

Hungarian- and Romanian-language drama grace the stage at Târgu Mureş' theatre.
Theatre in Sibiu

Radu Stanca National Theatre

Plays here are usually in Romanian, with occasional productions in German through the week (check the website). Buy tickets online or at the theatre 30 minutes before performances start.