Musicals to See In Paris in 2024

  • February 15, 2024
  • Parisian theatre
  • Niamh Daly and Julie Violleau

Top 6 Musicals to See in Paris in 2024

As another beautiful year in the City of Light glistens on the horizon, why not see in 2024 with a trip to the theatre? Music, whimsy, and gaiety abound in each one of Paris’ diverse theatres - and with a stellar schedule planned for each of these equally amazing venues, there’s truly no better way to celebrate than by enjoying a musical in Paris! Be it contemporary, classic, comedic or charming, we’ve got it on for our comprehensive list of the very best musicals on offer in Paris this 2024! Why not plan ahead and book your tickets now?

For a look at all the musicals on offer this 2024, click here to browse!

Lion King the musical at théâtre Mogador in Paris

1. Lion King, the Musical

(French with English surtitles // All year long)

An ode to the Disney classic storms the stage of the Théâtre Mogador this 2024…marvel as the king of the Serengeti and all of his colourful friends are recreated by talented dancers, incredible puppetry, and stellar costume design! 13 years after its first successful run, Simba and his pals Pumbaa and Timon, the scheming Scar, and the wise Rafiki pay justice to the Disney classics we all know and love in their French translations. If you’re not a French-speaker, have no fear - English surtitles are projected for your viewing pleasure so that you don’t miss a beat! Stunning visuals and a set that transports audiences to the heart of the Savannah will have you falling in love with this classic tale all over again. Why not bring the whole family along?

Get your tickets to Lion King, the Musical!

The rocky horror show, the musical

The Rocky Horror Show

(English with French Surtitles // Until April 7th, 2024)

50 years on from its theatrical debut, a veritable gem of contemporary theatre returns to the stage this 2024 in Paris…a gripping story, festive atmosphere, and electrifying soundtrack coalesce in this dynamic homage to the one and only Rocky Horror Show! Richard O’Brien’s cult classic musical has won worldwide critical and public acclaim since its conception, largely on account of its penchant for audience participation — be warned! You might play a larger role in the story than just a spectator… Whimsy, over-the-top hi-jinks, and a rock-n-roll atmosphere you’ll adore are all on the agenda. For a dose of excitement and humour, opt for this mesmerising musical in Paris!

Get your tickets to The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum the musical at lido2paris

3. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

(In English with French Surtitles // January 1st - 2nd, 2023)

Calling all theatre fanatics - a Broadway blockbuster from the mastermind Stephen Sondheim has touched down in Paris…don your togas and adjust your fig leaves - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum has arrived in Paris’ famous Lido2Paris! This light-hearted farce pokes fun at classical Roman comedies, and is equally wrapped up with toe-tapping tunes laced with whimsical wordplay. Since its debut in New York it has garnered a slew of accolades and awards, including Best Musical - but don’t take our word for it! Why not judge for yourself? See A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum in Paris this year for a musical delight!

Get your tickets to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum!

the opera Locos the musical

4. The Opera Locos

(No dialogue // Until February 4th, 2024)

Opera like you’ve never seen it before…this 2024, a show arrives seeking to redefine the genre. Gaudy costumes, contemporary spins on operatic arias, and a drop of comedy coalesce in this larger than life show, hosted by a flamboyant quintet — The Opera Locos continues its legacy of fabulousness at Paris’ Bobino Theatre this January 2024! Five divas tell a side-splitting tale through the classical works of Mozart, Puccini, Offenbach, and a host of other musical maestros, laced with trendy pop pieces and contemporary tunes that will have you grooving in your seat! A musical fusion like no other awaits you — but don’t wait! This one-of-a-kind show is only performing until February 4th, 2024. Make sure you don’t miss out, and book your tickets now!

Get your tickets to The Opera Locos!

Les années twist the musical

5. Les Années Twist, the Musical

(In French with no surtitles // February 1st — June 30th, 2024)

If you’re a fan of the 60s, here’s something to twist and shout about — Les Années Twist (or, ‘The Twist Years’) pays homage to this timeless epoch upon the stage of the Théâtre de la Tour Eiffel this year! Immersive staging and groovin’ tunes will transport audiences to the 60s, wherein a youthful group of dance enthusiasts are hoping to make their big break. Passion, hope, wonder, and song explode with colourful effervescence onstage in this heart-warming show, set to an iconic soundtrack that will have you falling in love with the 60s all over again. Take a trip back in time this 2024!

Get your tickets to Les années twist, The Musical!

Trash!, La comédie Musicale à Paris

6. Trash!

(No dialogue // Until January 28th, 2024)

A subversive musical show that gives life to discarded objects…Trash! is certainly a show like no other, but don’t let the name give you any misconceptions about its quality! Set in a waste recycling centre, this musical is dedicated to the philosophy of restoring new life into ‘rubbish’, and looking at our spend-happy habits through a different lens. In our consumerist society, it is increasingly easy to dismiss broken objects as worthless…allow the cast of Trash! to change your mind! This show bristles with humour and wit as the inventive cast discover means of percussion, melody, rhythm, and comedy through apparent trash. An unmissable critique of the habits of 21st-century dosed appropriately with comedy and music, and a must-watch for this 2024 if you’re looking to change your ways…get the whole family involved in this raucous show at the 13ème Art Theatre! Don’t miss out - this show ends January 28th…

Get your tickets to Trash!

No matter what you choose to see this 2024, you’re sure to make memories! Be sure to check out our website to plan your visit to Paris!

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