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 2021.

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Top 10 shows in Paris

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

Show - comedy, one-man show
from 12 June 2021 to 31 December 2021
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...

Damien Jalet / Kohei Nawa - Planet [wanderer]

Show - miscellaneous
from 15 September 2021 to 30 September 2021
Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse - 1 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, Paris

Planet [wanderer], a marriage of choreography and experimental art at the Chaillot Theatre

The Lion King

Musical theatre, musical
from 06 November 2021 to 31 July 2022
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris
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The famous musical makes its grand return to Paris on stage at the Mogador theatre.

Pietragalla - La Femme Qui Danse (The woman who dances)

Show - miscellaneous | Dance
from 26 September 2021 to 06 November 2021
Théâtre de la Madeleine - 19 rue de Surène, Paris

The famous choreographer and principal dancer Marie-Claude Pietragalla on stage at the Théâtre de la Madeleine

Cirque Bouglione - Dingue

Show - circus
from 23 October 2021 to 06 March 2022
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - 110 rue Amelot, Paris

The new show from the Cirque Bouglione, packed with magic, laughter and surprises