This list of theaters and concert halls in Manila includes present-day performing arts theaters, concert halls, music halls and other places of live entertainment in Metro Manila, Philippines. It excludes theatrical companies, sports stadia, other outdoor venues and convention centers which may occasionally be used for concerts.

Venue Room Opened Location Capacity
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center Dolphy Theater 1986 Diliman, Quezon City 300
Adamson University Adamson University Theater 1995 Ermita, Manila 700
Amoranto Theater 2006 Paligsahan, Quezon City 800
Ateneo de Manila University Henry Lee Irwin Theater 1994 Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1,131
Leong Hall Auditorium 2008 476
Areté Hyundai Hall 2017 840
Doreen Black Box Theater 2017 200
BGC Arts Center Globe Auditorium 2017 Bonifacio Global City, Taguig 200[1]
Maybank Performing Arts Theater 500[1]
Camp Aguinaldo AFP Museum and Multi-Purpose Theater Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City 1,074
Circuit Makati Samsung Performing Arts Theater 2022[2] Carmona, Makati 1,500[3]
Colegio San Agustin – Makati Saint Ambrose Hall 1980, renovated in 2005 Dasmariñas Village, Makati 1,100
De La Salle University Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium 2002 Malate, Manila 1,100
Far Eastern University FEU Auditorium 1949 Sampaloc, Manila 1,040
Ground floor Arts Building 1998 400
FEU Mini Auditorium 2005 700
FEU Communication Arts Student Theater 1990 300
Greenbelt OnStage Greenbelt Ayala Center, Makati 800
Greenhills Music Museum 1988 Greenhills, San Juan 718
Insular Life Corporate Centre Insular Life Auditorium 2001 Alabang, Muntinlupa 524
New Frontier Theater 1965, renovated in 2015 Cubao, Quezon City 2,385
Meralco Theater 1969 Ortigas Center, Pasig 1,000
Metropolitan Theater 1931 Ermita, Manila 1,670
(under renovation)
Metro Concert Bar Paltok, Quezon City 1,000
PAGCOR Airport Casino Filipino PAGCOR Grand Theater 1998 Santo Niño, Parañaque 2,000
PETA Theater Center PETA-PHINMA Theater 2005 New Manila, Quezon City 450
Philam Life Theater 1961 Ermita, Manila 780
(closed for redevelopment)
RCBC Plaza Carlos Romulo Auditorium 2001 Bel-Air, Makati 450
Resorts World Manila Newport Performing Arts Theater 2010 Newport City, Pasay 1,500
Rizal Park Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium Ermita, Manila
SM Aura Premier Samsung Hall 2013 Bonifacio Global City, Taguig 1,000
SM City North EDSA Sky Dome[4] 2009 Diliman, Quezon City 1,500
Solaire Resort & Casino The Theatre at Solaire 2015 Entertainment City, Parañaque 1,740[5]
St. Scholastica's College, Manila Saint Cecilia's Hall 1932 Malate, Manila 995
Star City Aliw Theater 2002 Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, Pasay 1,275
Star Theater 850
Tanghalang Francisco Balagtas (Francisco Balagtas Theater)
Folk Arts Theater
1974 Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, Malate, Manila 8,458
Tanghalang Pambansa (National Theater) Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater)
Nicanor Abelardo Theater
1969 1,821
Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater)
Aurelio Tolentino Theater
Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater)
Huseng Batute Theater
Tanghalang Pasigueño Asamblea Magna (Main Theater) San Nicolas, Pasig 1,300
Nagsabado Hall (Mini Theater) 60
Dalampasigan Hall (Mini Theater) 60
Teatro Marikina 2002 Santa Elena, Marikina 1,100
University of Makati University of Makati Grand Theater (shortly: Grand Theater) West Rembo, Makati 1,000
University of the Philippines Diliman Dalisay J. Aldaba Hall 1960 Diliman, Quezon City 211
Cine Adarna of UP Film Institute 800
UP Theater 1960 2,000
Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater 1951 300

See also


  1. ^ a b "Our Spaces". BGC Arts Center. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
  2. ^ Soliman, Michelle Anne (July 13, 2022). "The Samsung Performing Arts Theater opens in Circuit Makati". BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 15, 2022.
  3. ^ "Circuit Performing Arts Theater". Retrieved July 15, 2022.
  4. ^ "Sky Dome". SM North EDSA - Celebrating 25 Years. SM North EDSA. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Sophisticated, sinfully sexy 'Chicago' is coming to Manila". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 10 August 2014.