Milan, a vibrant Italian metropolis, is not only the global capital of fashion and design, but also a lively hub for the performing arts. The city’s theaters are architectural wonders that host a myriad of events throughout the year, from opera to ballet and, with increasing popularity, musicals. With 2024 approaching, Milan’s musical and shows theater, stage play, opera, and ballet scene is rich with excitement, offering a diverse range of shows that cater to all tastes. Let’s explore the musicals lined up on Milan’s stages this year.

Teatro alla Scala: A Temple of Music and the Arts

Teatro alla Scala, known simply as La Scala, is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. In recent years, it has expanded its repertoire to include productions of musical theater. Here are some of the shows scheduled for 2024:

  • Smith/León and Lightfoot/Valastro – February 7-18, 2024
  • Madina – February 28 – March 9, 2024
  • Performance by the Ballet School of the Teatro alla Scala Academy – May 18, 2024

Teatro degli Arcimboldi: Modernity and Innovation

The Teatro degli Arcimboldi stands as a modern counterpart to La Scala, providing a stage for contemporary productions and large-scale musicals.

“Peter Pan the Musical”

  • Dates: December 21, 2023 – January 14, 2024
  • Description: Get ready to be immersed in the enchantment of the festive season with PETER PAN! This extraordinary musical makes its return to the TAM with a brand new production, bringing to the stage an exceptional cast led by Leonardo Cecchi and Gio Di Tonno!

“Divine Comedy Musical”

  • Dates: January 30 – February 4, 2024
  • Description: On the seven hundredth anniversary of Dante’s death, the award-winning theatrical colossus makes its grand return to the stage!

Teatro Nazionale CheBanca!: The Heart of Milan’s Musical Theater

The Teatro Nazionale is the ideal spot for musical theater lovers in Milan, known for hosting long-running shows.

“Cinderella The Musical”

  • Dates: December 27, 2023 – January 21, 2024


  • Dates: December 13, 2023 – January 28, 2024

Piccolo Teatro: Where Tradition and Innovation Meet

The Piccolo Teatro is renowned for its cutting-edge productions and is an integral part of Milan’s cultural scene.

“Ho Paura torero”

  • Dates: January 11 – February 11, 2024

The theatre lineup at Milan’s theaters for 2024 is as varied as it is impressive, offering timeless classics and modern masterpieces to delight audiences. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor to this magnificent city, the musical offerings are sure to provide an unforgettable theatrical experience. The grandeur of the productions, the talent of the performers, and the magic of the stories come together to create an unmissable bill for any musical theatre enthusiast. Be sure to book your tickets early, as these highly sought-after performances are known to sell out fast!