Shows in Paris

140 theatres and show venues offer major productions, historical reconstructions, musicals and much more

Ballets, operas, musicals, circuses, comedy shows...

A whole host of prestigious productions are staged all year round in Paris.

The biggest shows play here at top venues like Bercy Arena, the Opéra national de Paris ,the Palais des Sports, the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Théâtre Mogador, the Zénith de Paris ...

LCL Cirque Phénix - Vue Générale, Paris

International productions are often staged in the original language with surtitles in French. Some venues are equipped for people with hearing disabilities (Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe, Opéra national de Paris, Comédie-FrançaiseThéâtre National de Chaillot...). Finally, foreign visitors can also enjoy theatre performances in Paris thanks to surtitling in English for certain shows. They can hear the actors performing in French, but have the English text right in front of them. Enjoy French culture just as thousands of Parisians do every day! This service is offered by Theatre in Paris  (discover the full line-up).

See our list of top not-to-be-missed Paris shows for 2022.

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Top 10 shows in Paris

Autumn Festival in Paris

Festival | Show - dance | Show - miscellaneous | Show - theatre
from 09 September 2022 to 07 April 2023
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Every year, the public can discover almost 50 shows in various venues and institutions in Paris and around the Ile-de-France regio...

Au Bonheur des Dames

Show - theatre
from 02 September 2022 to 29 April 2023
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche - 24 rue de Sèvres, Paris

An immersive experience in the Paris of Emile Zola at the Bon Marché Rive Gauche

The Lion King

Musical theatre, musical
from 08 September 2022 to 07 May 2023
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris

The famous musical makes its grand return to Paris on stage at the Mogador theatre.

"How to become a Parisian in one hour" by Olivier Giraud

Show - comedy, one-man show
from 12 June 2021 to 13 May 2023
Théâtre des Nouveautés - 24 boulevard Poissonnière, Paris

Olivier Giraud offers a show in English on the attitudes and idiosyncrasies of Parisians: mannerisms and habits that have given th...

My First Cabaret

Show - miscellaneous | Show - cabaret
from 14 December 2022 to 23 June 2023
Paradis Latin - 28 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, Paris

A festive family cabaret show, specially adapted for children, to enjoy during the holiday season.

Opera a Palazzo - La Traviata

Classical music | Show - opera
from 25 January 2023 to 24 June 2023
Musée Jacquemart-André - 158 boulevard Haussmann, Paris

A series of very intimate performances to discover opera in a different way

Oh My God She’s Parisian!

Show - miscellaneous
from 09 September 2022 to 08 July 2023
Théâtre BO Saint-Martin - 19 boulevard Saint-Martin, Paris

A crazy day in the life of a Parisian working mum portrayed in a comedy show 100% in English.