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Viewing cinemas is a popular activity among Quito people with English films being shown on a large scale, but maybe with Spanish sub titles. Most of the cinema theatres in the city are multiplexes that provide an excellent audio-video setting. The type of films shown at these multiplexes may vary from old European / Hollywood films to the new releases. There are some exceptions like Casa de la Cultura which shows experimental art films on a regular basis.

-At Avenida de las Américas y Avenida Naciones Unidas, Avenida Naciones Unidas, Quito, Ecuador

-At Paseo San Francisco, Dentro del Paseo San Francisco, Av. Interoceánica y Francisco de Orellana, Junto a la USFQ, Calle 1, Quito 170157, Ecuador

-At Ecuador Oficina Corporativa, Calle del Establo y Calle E, Site Center T1, P2, Of. 206. Cumbayá., Ecuador

Ochoymedio Ecuador
Address: Valladolid, Quito 170143, Ecuador

Address: Av. 6 de Diciembre, Quito 170135, Ecuador

Ecuador Original
Address: Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito, Ecuador.

- At CCI : Avenida Amazonas y Naciones Unidas, Avenida Naciones Unidas, Quito, Ecuador

- At Condado: Av. Mariscal Sucre Y Av. John F.Kennedy, Condado Shopping Local 400, Quito, Ecuador

- At SCALA: Psje El Valle, Quito 170157, Ecuador

- At RECREO: Av Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Quito, Ecuador

Soul Autocine
Address: Av de la republica, y, Quito, Ecuador

Supercines Quicentro Sur
Address: Quicentro Sur, Ave Moran Valverde, Quito 170146, Ecuador

Supercines San Luis
Address: Troncal de la Sierra, Quito, Ecuador

Virmedia Films
Address: Quito 170130, Ecuador

Address: Francisco Pizarro, Quito 170184, Ecuador

Cinext Portal Shopping
Address: Quito 170133, Ecuador

Theatres in Quito

The House of Music

Casa de la Música is one of the top auditoriums in the city, designed in such a way by Austrian engineers, that today it has become the top venue for many concerts throughout the year. The Fundación Filarmónica Casa de la Música is an integral part of the Casa de la Música and has played an important function in promoting classical music in the city.

Address: Nuno de Valderrama N32- 307 y, Av. Mariana de Jesús 170509, Quito, Ecuador

Teatro Malayerba

Teatro Malayerba which has been running to packed houses since1996 has played an important role in bringing forward novel yet entertaining theatrical experiences among youngsters. They also arrange workshop and training sessions for amateur actors.

Address: Av. 6 de Diciembre 345, Quito 170136, Ecuador

Teatro Patio de Comedias

In its initial stages this theatre was formed as private enterprise by theatre lovers, but today almost 100 theatre performers are a part of this group. The speciality in their plays is the originality and the range they provide in their scripts. International and Ecuadorian artists love to stage their plays, dance performances and concerts with this group.

Address: 18 de Septiembre, Quito 170143, Ecuador

Teatro Bolivar (Visit Teatro Bolivar)
Teatro Bolivar is one of Quito’s most impressive theatres, which was inaugurated in 1933 with a design plan by Hoffman & Henon. Since then it was badly damaged in fire, but once again stood on it feet, after renovation. Today, it can accommodate 1,000 visitors who come there to watch various theatre, music and dance performances.
Address: Eugenio Espejo Oe2-43, Quito 170401, Ecuador

El Teatro del CCI
Address: CCI Iñaquito, Avenida Amazonas and Nacionas Unidas, Quito, Ecuador

Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
Address: Av. 6 de Diciembre 345, Quito 170136, Ecuador

Teatro Sucre (Visit Teatro Nacional Sucre)

Teatro Nacional Sucre first opened in 1867 in Quito’s Old Town at Plaza del Teatro Manabí. Since then, it has risen to become the city’s most popular theatres which is frequently visited by people to watch operas, ballet performances, modern theatre and music events. Teatro Variedades may be a smaller theatre than Teatro Sucre but presents more assorted performances. It is also includes a café called Café del Teatro. The Plaza del Teatro which lies in front of these two theatres is also used to stage plays. Both these theatres have witnessed performances of great musicians and performers who are well known on the international stage.
Address: Calle Guayaquil &, Quito 170401, Ecuador