Theatres in Paris

Paris has more than 100 theatres which offer a various programme: classical drama, music-hall, comedy... The town council has 10 theatres. You can explore famous theatres like The Comédie Française, The Café de la Gare... The choice is famously vast !

Paris theatres

Théâtre Comédia

The Comédia theatre was created in 1858 and has since then been a theatre where well known artists like the Chevaliers perfomed and a cinema. Since the '70s it is a theatre again, hosting musicals like Grease in 2008, operettes and traditional French boulevard comedies. The programme of this theatre is very flexible, plays are prolonged or shortened according to their success so better contact the theatre before going there.

Théatre Comédia - 4, Boulevard de Strasbourg - 75010 Paris


Théâtre du Ranelagh

Having been a theatre during the reign of Louis XV, a music lounge, a cinema, it became again a theatre in 1986. The theatre of Ranelagh is a private theatre with an exceptional acoustics. The programme of this theatre is very flexible, plays are prolonged or shortened according to their success so better contact the theatre before going there

Théâtre du Ranelagh - 5, Rue des Vignes - 75016 - Paris


Le Funambule Théâtre

Opened in 1987, Le Funambule is a atypical theatre of Paris. This theatre bestows thorugh a wonderful decor and offers an original and contemporary programme of 20 shows per week including special shows for kids on wednesday, saturday and sunday. The programme of this theatre is very flexible as plays are prolonged or shortened according to their success so better contact the theatre before going there.

Le Funambule Théâtre - 53, Rue des Saules - 75018 Paris


Théâtre des Variétés

The théâtre des Variétés was declared a historic monument in 1975. The foundress, Marguerite Brunet, was imprisoned and because of a decree she should leave the Théâtre du Palais-Royal which then bore the name of "Variétés". Strongly unhappy about having to leave the theatre Mrs.Montansier gained an audience with Napoleon himself and received his help and protection. So she reunited the "Société des Cinq", to found a new theatre, which is the one which stands at the side of the passage des Panoramas. It was inaugurated on 24 June 1807.

Théâtre des Variétés - 7, Boulevard Montmartre - 75002 Paris


Théâtre des Mathurins

The Theatre des Mathurins is situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. This theatre offers a big auditorium with 400 seats and a small cosy auditorium with 84 seats Moreover, a bar makes drinks available before or after the shows. Yvan Varco and Daniel Colas manage this theatre. Its programme may be modified without that we are informed about it. He reserves the right to prolong or to shorten the programme of a play according to its success. We thus advise you to contact the theater before making you spot.

Théâtre des Mathurins - 36, Rue des Mathurins - 75008 Paris


Théâtre Fontaine

Since 1951, its programme is comic. The visibility is good in all the seats, even in the balcony. The Colette Roumanoff Company offers shows for the young audience. A bar makes available drinks before or after the shows. Small details important for the comfort: the room is air-conditioned and a cloakroom(changing room) is at your disposal. Its programme may be modified without that we are informed about it. He reserves the right to prolong or to shorten the programme of a play according to its success. We thus advise you to contact the theatre before making you spot.

Théâtre Fontaine - 10, Rue Fontaine - 75009 Paris


Théâtre du Chatelet

The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house in Paris. This theatre was designed by Gabriel Davioud at the request of Baron Haussmann between 1860 and 1862. Originally built with 3,000 seats, it was named the Théâtre Impérial du Châtelet, but has undergone remodeling and name changes over the years. Currently it seats 2,500 people.. Its programme may be modified without that we are informed about it. He reserves the right to prolong or to shorten the programming of a play according to its success. We thus advise you to contact the theater before making you spot.

Théâtre du Chatelet - 1 Place du Chatelet 75001



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