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

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.

Night at Les Invalides

Show - miscellaneous | Celebration
from 16 July 2022 to 01 September 2022
Hôtel national des Invalides - Esplanade des Invalides, Paris
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The monumental sound and light show is back!

"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
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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...

Platée, opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Show - opera
from 17 June 2022 to 12 July 2022
Opéra national de Paris - Palais Garnier - Place de l'Opéra, Paris

The opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau returns to Palais Garnier.

Festival Paris l'Eté (Paris Summer Festival)

Festival | Music - miscellaneous | Show - miscellaneous
July - August 2022
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Some fifteen shows in Paris and the Paris region with dance, theatre and music.

Les Pestacles

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 29 June 2022 to 07 September 2022
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du château de Vincennes, Paris

A variety of shows for children in the leafy setting of the Parc Floral de Paris