What's on in Paris? Live Events in May 2024

  • April 20, 2024
  • All things Paris
  • Clara Palas and Niamh Daly

What’s On in Paris? Live Events in May 2024

Looking for things to do in Paris this May 2024? Whether it’s theatre, opera, ballet, jazz, cabaret, or something else entirely, we’ve got you covered.

Dans Ton Cœur au Théâtre du Rond-Point

Shows in Paris Closing in May 2024!

• Concert Operas at the Royal Opera of Versailles

(Until July 4th, 2024)
The Royal Opera of Versailles has prepared a spectacular season finale! There are only a few dates left to enjoy the concert operas before the season closes on July 4th. Take your pick between one of the magnificent shows that Royal Opera of Versailles has selected for you: Platée, Les Boréades, The Fairy Queen and Les fêtes grecques et romaines!
Buy tickets to Concert Operas at the Royal Opera of Versailles

• Dans ton cœur at Théâtre du Rond-Point

(Until May 26th, 2024)
Director Pierre Guillois and the Akoreacro acrobats reinvent circus in Dans ton coeur. Discover a dynamic and joyful show at Théâtre du Rond-Point where acrobats defy gravity accompanied by a live orchestra. A fascinating experience to share with family!
Buy tickets to Dans ton cœur!

Giselle au Palais des Congrès

Theatre in Paris’ Top Shows for May 2024

See all shows playing this month!

Opéra royal de Versailles

Operas, Ballets, and Contemporary Dance in Paris in May 2024

Paris, the realm of opera and dance, is far from being a recent development. Instead, it boasts a rich and storied history that endures to this day. From the classics at Paris Opera to groundbreaking productions at Opéra Comique and the Chaillot National Dance Theatre, Paris takes immense pride in its ongoing celebration of artistic diversity in opera, ballet, and contemporary dance.

The Royal Opera of Versailles also offers operas in concert version:

See all of our ballets and operas playing this month!

La réunification des deux Corées

Plays and classical theatre pieces playing in Paris in May 2024

As our name suggests, we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the theatre shows you can catch this May 2024. Catch the world’s longest-running plays, or a couple of contemporary one-person comedies.

*Surtitles in English (See dates on show page)
**100% in English
***100% in French

See all theatre pieces playing this month!

Spectacle de Stand-up à Paris (Julie Collas, Olivia Moore, Christelle Chollet)

Stand-up playing in Paris in May 2024

Looking for a laugh while you’re in Paris? You’re in for a treat! See a Stand-up show in Paris where they debunk all the Parisian stereotypes or see some of the talent the comedy capital of France has to offer- the choice is in your hands!

*Surtitles in English (See dates on show page)
**100% in English
***100% in French

See all stand-up shows playing this month!

Concerts à Paris, Église de la Madeleine

Concerts in Paris in May 2024

Paris is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, and no visit to this enchanting city is complete without immersing yourself in its world-class classical music scene. Lucky for you, we have plenty of concerts playing this month! Here are a few of our favourites:

See all concerts playing this month!

Paris je t'aime à la Nouvelle Eve

Cabarets in Paris in May 2024

While Paris is known for its beautiful concert halls, the city is also known for its thrilling alternative side in the form of cabaret shows. If you're looking for a night of glitz and glamour, then securing tickets for a cabaret show in Paris is an absolute must!

See all cabarets playing in May 2024!

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

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