10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Theatre and Music Lovers

  • December 8, 2021
  • Theatre in Paris exclusives
  • Angela Spidahl

Updated: December 2022


Christmas Eve is approaching fast and you still don't have any gift ideas to put under the tree?

No worries! Theatre in Paris is here to help you. We have prepared for you a list of the best gifts that could please theater lovers. From breathtaking shows to fashion accessories and decorative items, you will definitely find something to make your loved one happy!

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1. A Visit to the Opera Garnier

More than a gift, offer an unforgettable experience! With a self-guided or guided tour, The Opéra national de Paris allows you to discover the richness of Palais Garnier, a masterpiece of 19th-century theatrical architecture.
You can reserve a ticket by contacting us by e-mail at hello@thetreinparis.com. This ticket includes a visit of the whole palace with a presentation of its history, architecture, and different activities, as well as unusual and privileged-themed tours that are available after closing to the public.
This is an ideal gift because it can be given and appreciated by people of all nationalities and ages. Furthermore, the guided tours can be conducted in English, French, or Russian.



Give your theater-loving friend the choice to choose his or her happiness by offering a Theatre in Paris gift voucher valid for all shows on sale on our website. With this voucher, you can be sure that your gift will be perfect because the lucky person will have the opportunity to choose the show that fits them best.
It is the perfect gift for those who like theater, concerts, one-man shows, or more. On our site, we offer several types of shows to satisfy all tastes and the best part is we focus on making our shows accessible to English speakers! Just choose the amount of your gift certificate and send it to your friend.

Buy a gift voucher!



Why not offer a set of 4 glasses silk-screened with quotes from the French playwright, Molière. These elegant glasses are 18 cm high and 7 cm in diameter. They are produced in a limited edition for the 400th anniversary of Molière. Packed in a beautiful box, you can take them out on Christmas day to enjoy a mulled wine. A perfect gift for any occasion.

If you’re looking for a way to spend more of your holiday influenced by Molière, look into buying tickets for one of Theatre in Paris’ shows by the great writer himself!



Give your friend or loved one a stylish, funny, and quirky gift without breaking the bank. The "Comédien" (Comedian) brooch by Macon & Lesquoy is hand-embroidered with gold stitching and is inspired by the precision and quality of military embroidery. Macon & Lesquoy have been producing these brooches for over 11 years and they have appeared several times on the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival!

For an even better idea, give this gift to your partner while attending one of our many comedy shows!



You wish to transmit your passion for literature in an amusing way to your loved ones? The game “Les Grands Écrivains” is perfect for spending time with your family and learning quotes from the greatest playwrights of French history such as La Fontaine, Molière, Voltaire, Sand, Hugo, Dumas, Balzac, Saint Exupéry, and many others.
This game can be played by anyone aged 6 and over and the best part is that the rules are explained in both French and English.

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on France’s greatest playwrights, choose to see one of our English-accessible shows live!



Do you know someone who is a huge fan of Lion King or animals in general? Light up their Christmas with a Lion King Themed Simba Lamp! This light comes in 7 different colors (red, green, blue, yellow, purple, cyan, white) and has a remote to control on/off, brightness, flash mode, smooth mode, and more.

If you’re looking to go a little further, book a ticket to The Lion King in Paris! Spend your evening enthralled in Simba’s world, brought together by Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical masterpiece. This will be a gripping spectacle of song and dance and is perfect to share with the whole family. A famous event you cannot miss!



Looking for the perfect gift for an opera singer, musician, or opera enthusiast? Explore our recommendations that are sure to delight your loved one, friend, or significant other.
Select this charming 'Famous Composers Card' to enhance your gift, and pair it with tickets to a show at the renowned Opéra Bastille.
Yes, you read it right! It's hard for many to resist the enchanting melodies of our selection of classical shows featuring Mozart, Bach, Verdi, and Vivaldi, be sure to grab tickets quickly before they sell out!

Moreover, to make your experience unforgettable, you can add various options during your reservation, such as a private cocktail, a glass of champagne, and exclusive access to the Salon Berlioz.

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Perhaps you want to impress your theatre-loving gift partner with a night immersed in a traditional French theatre? It can’t get any better than buying the Ionesco Package with Theatre in Paris and giving your partner the opportunity to watch two famous French plays, The Bald Soprano and The Lesson, in one night!
The best part about this gift is that it is a traditional French experience accessible to all English speakers! Théâtre de la Huchette allows theatergoers to be truly immersed into the world of legendary playwright Ionesco, featuring two of his plays back to back in French with English subtitles each and every Wednesday evening. Don't miss this chance for a truly unique Parisian experience in a quaint charming theatre that has defied all odds to remain open in the heart of Paris' historic Latin Quarter.

Buy the Ionesco Package!



Are you looking for a gift for a dancer or a classical music lover? This whimsical Swan Lake notebook will surely make their note-taking more enjoyable. Who doesn’t love everyday objects that show their passions?

This gift surely won’t bust your budget, so if you are looking to add a little something more to it, stick with the theme and hide some tickets to Swan Lake inside! Featuring contemporary arrangements of Tchaikovsky’s masterful score, this new Swan Lake is an opportunity to rediscover the dance of the swan in a world of mystery and fantasy.

Ring in the new year with the stunning Swan Lake and select an add-on, such as a glass of champagne and an exclusive program, to make it even more special!


11. The Nutcracker plush

Immerse your loved ones in the enchanting world of the ballet The Nutcracker by offering the artistic reproduction of this iconic production, available on the Paris Opera's online boutique. This beautiful representation comes to life with unparalleled grace on stage, creating an unforgettable sensory experience. Enhance this gift by reserving seats to witness the magic live at the Theatre de Paris. Gift the full spectrum of art, from decoration to immersive experience, to create lasting memories around this timeless masterpiece.


12. Jazz Lovers, we got you!

Explore the essence of Parisian jazz in two iconic venues: Baiser Salé Jazz Club and Sunset Sunside. Immerse yourself in the intimate atmosphere of Baiser Salé, nestled in the heart of Paris, where talented artists create a captivating jazz experience. Book your seats for memorable evenings and groove to the enchanting rhythm of live music.
Sunset Sunside, another gem of jazz, promises exceptional moments. With a diverse lineup and world-class performances, this venue offers an authentic jazz experience. Explore the sounds and reserve your seats for a total immersion in the Parisian music scene. Whether you're a passionate jazz enthusiast or simply seeking a memorable night out, Baiser Salé and Sunset Sunside are the perfect places for an unforgettable musical adventure. Dive into the soul of jazz in Paris and let yourself be carried away by these unique experiences.


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