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'EuropeOpéra 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 2020.

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Top 10 shows in Paris

Oh My God She’s Parisian!

Show - comedy, one-man show
from 21 August 2020 to 26 December 2020
Théâtre BO Saint-Martin - 19 boulevard Saint-Martin, Paris
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A crazy day in the life of a Parisian working mum portrayed in a comedy show entirely in English.

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

Show - comedy, one-man show
from 01 October 2020 to 28 December 2020
Théâtre des Nouveautés - 24 boulevard Poissonnière, Paris
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Olivier Giraud offers a show in English on the attitudes and idiosyncrasies of Parisians: mannerisms and habits that have given th...

Printemps des rues

Celebration | Show - miscellaneous
from 26 September 2020 to 27 September 2020
Canal Saint-Martin - Quai de Jemmapes, Paris

During this weekend, it's all about street arts in Paris : theatre, puppet shows, singing, circus, dance, magic...

Carmina Burana - Opéra National de Russie

Show - opera
from 07 November 2020 to 14 November 2020
Le Palais des Congrès de Paris - VIPARIS - 2 place de la Porte Maillot, Paris

Carl Orff’s great opera at the Palais des Congrès de Paris!

Mon Premier Festival - 12th edition

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 21 October 2020 to 27 October 2020
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Mon Premier Festival gives children – from 2 years – the opportunity to discover cinema and the diversity of films for young audie...

Cirque Arlette Gruss

Show - circus
from 27 November 2020 to 13 December 2020
Pelouse de Reuilly - Bois de Vincennes, Paris

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the famous Arlette Gruss circus offers us an amazing show

Disney On Ice

Show - miscellaneous
from 09 December 2020 to 20 December 2020
Zénith Paris - La Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

The new Disney on Ice show is a full-on celebration of Disney magic