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 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...

Night at Les Invalides

Show - miscellaneous | Celebration
from 07 July 2021 to 26 August 2021
Hôtel national des Invalides - Esplanade des Invalides, Paris

The monumental sound and light show is back!

Festival Paris l'Eté (Paris Summer Festival)

Festival | Music - miscellaneous | Show - miscellaneous
from 12 July 2021 to 01 August 2021
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.

Le grand feu de Saint-Cloud

Show - miscellaneous
August 2021
Domaine national de Saint-Cloud - Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud

The biggest fireworks display in Europe.

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

Les Pestacles

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 30 June 2021 to 08 September 2021
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