The Must See Shows in Paris

  • August 27, 2017
  • Parisian theatre
  • Theatre in Paris contributor

Discover the most spectacular Parisian entertainment

As for our recommendations for the best shows in Paris, we've compiled this list for you. So go ahead, use it as inspiration for your Paris trip! See you at the theatre!

I Love Piaf poster

I Love Piaf, the most unique show in the City of Lights!

What most Paris visitors do not realize is that the capital of France could give Broadway a run for its money -- were it not for the language barrier. Luckily, Theatre in Paris is here to break that language barrier, and make the best things to see in Paris accessible, by subtitling Parisian shows just for you!
So what are you waiting for? Enjoy the most exciting Parisian entertainment so that you can go home to say that you've truly experienced local Parisian culture and activities- like the Parisians do!

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Molière in Spite of Myself

Paris' most popular show: Molière In Spite of Myself

A show created to honour France's most popular playwright, Molière by the only man for the job: Francis Perrin, Comédie Française legend who has acted in and directed Molière plays for almost two decades. Alongside Molière in Spite of Myself, Theatre in Paris offers a wealth of other classic French plays: try Cyrano de Bergerac, The Cid, or The Miser!

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Real Life at Theâtre Edouard VII

The most Parisian of shows to see: The Real Life

This is a show that will make you feel more Parisian than ever before. It's in a theatre adored by the locals and showcases entertainment that is very typically Parisian. Don't be surprised if 90% of the audience is only French speaking when you attend this show. Real Life is a modern day vaudeville starring a famous French sitcom star in a theatre rumoured to be haunted by Orson Welles. So if what you're looking for is a show that is adored by the locals for a truly Parisian night out, look no further than our favourite play, Real Life!

Real Life is playing at Théâtre Edouard VII near the Opéra in Paris' 9th arrondissement.

Tickets for a show at Théâtre Edouard VII

How to Become a Parisian in One Hour

How to Become Parisian in One Hour

100% in English, and one of the funniest shows in Paris right now! This one-man-show starring Olivier Gerard is driving audiences wild, of all nationalities. It's especially the type of show that expats in Paris would appreciate, as the clichés and jokes about Parisians will speak particularly to them. Even Parisian audiences members appreciate it! One thing's for sure, you'll leave the show feeling more Parisian, whether you like it ou pas!