Shows in Paris

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

Nota Bene - Covid

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 2020.

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Top 6 shows in Paris

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

Show - comedy, one-man show
Currently available in streaming
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...

Music box at the Philharmonie de Paris

Classical music | Celebration | Musical theatre, musical
from 14 November 2020 to 14 May 2021
Philharmonie de Paris - 221 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

The Philharmonie live from your living room

Carmina Burana - Opéra National de Russie

Show - opera
from 05 June 2021 to 06 June 2021
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!