The Three Musketeers
5 rue des Vignes, 75016 Paris
Capacity 300 seats
1 hour and 35 minutes
Recommended for all ages
Highlights: The Three Musketeers
Following the Théâtre Le Ranelagh’s productions of classics from the likes of Molière, Corneille, and Rostand, director Jean-Philippe Daguerre, and Charlotte Matzneff now take on Alexandre Dumas's swashbuckling novel, The Three Musketeers! Join D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis in a colorful staging full of music and impressive sword fights.
Don't miss this exciting show, perfect for lovers of classical theatre made modern!
See the show with English surtitles!
If your group has 10 or more people, the theatre can also offer surtitling on a day of your choice. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to offer you this service.
Planned exceptional dates surtitled in English:
• Sunday, March 26th 2023
Story: The Three Musketeers
The penniless young D'Artagnan decides to go to Paris to serve the king. He soon befriends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, musketeers of the king and rivals of Cardinal de Richelieu's guards. Together, they will save the Queen of Austria’s honour. But when love comes calling, the brave musketeers will have to redouble their efforts to defend their country's honour and that of the women they love.
Come discover this incredible story of love and courage, led by heroes who are human above all else. Now playing in the Théâtre Le Ranelagh, The Three Musketeers is a classic that has stood the test of time!
Théâtre Le Ranelagh
History and Fun Facts about the Théâtre le Ranelagh
Step into the grand auditorium of the Théâtre le Ranelagh, and prepare to be wowed by the ornate carved oak paneling adorning the orchestra and balconies, as well as the intricately decorated ceiling. Looking around you it’s not hard to believe that this building is listed as one of Paris’ 'historical monuments'…
The Théâtre le Ranelagh is tucked away in the heart of Paris’ 16th arrondissement, a few paces away from the Eiffel tower on one side, and the bois de Boulogne on the other. It is built on the site of the old Château de Boulainvilliers, the estate was at the time right outside the city and covered 8 hectares (almost 12 football fields!). The theatre itself is rich in history and over 120 years old, after being converted to replace the chateau's music room by the landowner of the time into his own private venue where he could invite all the best-known actors and musicians in Paris to play there for him and his friends. After his death, the entire estate was destroyed to make way for the expanding city of Paris. All, that is, except for the theatre which was miraculously saved, and to this day still stands in its original spot! Don't be fooled by the unassuming exterior, once inside the Théâtre le Ranelagh you can feast your eyes on its original decor of plush red velvet seating and carved oak paneling throughout.
The theatre is designed in the French style, meaning all of the seats are directly facing the stage and giving the auditorium a rectangular shape. The venue also features a small bar in its foyer complete with a fireplace and enough seating for up to 80 people, perfect for a drink before the performance.
Not just a theatre…
For a time in the early 1900s, the theatre was used as a cinema, which was incredibly popular. The director of the world famous film Les enfants du paradis loved the theatre, and often programmed the film to be screened there. The cinema tradition still exists at le Ranelagh, and films are still screened there from time to time! In addition to film screenings and a show programme rich with plays by classic French playwrights, the Théâtre le Ranelagh holds puppet shows for younger audiences and other community events.
Handicap Accessible: Yes, please contact us to ensure proper seating in accessible areas
Air conditioning: No
Where will I be seated?
There are two categories available, each of which provides a comfortable view of the subtitles. The theatre is a French-style auditorium, which means that all seats face the stage, and Theatre in Paris guests are centrally placed in the Balcony to have an optimal view of the stage.
How do I get to the Théâtre Le Ranelagh?
The Théâtre le Ranelagh is accessible by:
Metro lines: You can take lines 6 to Passy or line 9 to La Muette.
RER: You can take the RER C to Boulainvilliers or Maison de la Radio Avenue du Président Kennedy.
Our customer service can be reached in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please consult the map above.
What do I do when I get to the theatre?
We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the show, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre's English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.
How long does the show Les Trois Mousquetaires last?
The show Les Trois Mousquetaires lasts one hour and forty five minutes with no intermission.
Is The Three Musketeers for travelers or French people?
Even if this show is played in French, it is still possible to see this show with English surtitling if you have a group of more than 10 people! Group requests must be made through contacting us at: email@example.com
Can I take photos during the performance?
In order not to disturb the artists and for the comfort of other spectators, it is forbidden to take pictures during the performance. However, you can take photos of the Théâtre Le Ranelagh before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous evening at the theatre!
Is tipping customary?
Tips are not mandatory in Parisian theatres. However, ushers will usually expect a small tip of between 2€ and 5€, which you can give them when they've shown you to your seat. Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire,” which literally translates to “to have a drink.”