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

Joséphine Baker

Musical theatre, musical
from 12 October 2022 to 07 December 2022
Bobino - 20 rue de la Gaité, Paris

Un spectacle musical lumineux et coloré raconte la vie trépidante de Joséphine Baker au Théâtre Bobino.

Opera a Palazzo - La Traviata

Classical music | Show - opera
from 30 September 2022 to 10 December 2022
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 23 December 2022
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.

La Troupe du Jamel Comedy Club

from 01 January 2022 to 30 December 2022
Jamel Comedy Club – Le Comedy Club - 42 boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle, Paris

Soirées de rires en perspective avec la Troupe du Jamel Comedy Club

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

Show - comedy, one-man show
from 12 June 2021 to 30 December 2022
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...

Au Bonheur des Dames

Show - theatre
from 02 September 2022 to 30 December 2022
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

Le Livre de la Jungle

Musical theatre, musical
from 26 October 2022 to 30 December 2022
Théâtre de Paris - 15 rue Blanche, Paris

Un spectacle musical à voir en famille sur la scène du Théâtre de Paris pour (re)vivre l'histoire de Mowgli.

The Lion King

Musical theatre, musical
from 08 September 2022 to 31 December 2022
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris

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

Les Folies Gruss in Paris

Show - miscellaneous
from 01 October 2022 to 05 March 2023
Les Folies Gruss - Carrefour des Cascades - Porte de Passy, Paris

A sensational equestrian show for all the family!