Les Folies Bergère

  • 32 rue Richer - 75009 Paris
  • Capacity: 1,552 seats
  • Cadet     
  • Grands Boulevards     


History and Fun Facts about Les Folies Bergère

The Théâtre des Folies Bergère, in the heart of Paris, is a true landmark in the French cultural scene. Founded in 1869, the theatre has captivated audiences for over a century with its sumptuous shows and incredible décor.


Indeed, one of the most striking features of the Folies Bergère is its extraordinary décor. The room is decorated in a particularly extravagant way, creating an atmosphere that is both enchanting and elegant. The walls are adorned with glistening mirrors, crafting the illusion of boundless space and bestowing a feeling of grandeur and opulence. Majestic chandeliers suspended from the ceiling twinkle and radiate, infusing a touch of enchantment throughout the room. The ceiling is also a work of art in itself, with spectacular frescoes telling mythological and historical stories. The atmosphere is unique, transporting spectators into a pretty and cleverly kitsch world.


The Folies Bergère is famous for its impressive stage, which has welcomed famous artists from all over the world, including the great Josephine Baker. The shows staged there are famous for their extravagance and creativity, using the sumptuous décor to tell captivating stories and dazzle audiences. It was in 1912, on the stage of the Folies Bergère, that the public in France first saw the appearance of a completely naked woman. Ça, c’est Paris!


The Théâtre des Folies Bergère is much more than just a stage. It's a place where the set itself is a star. A visit to the Folies Bergère is a journey into the world of glamour, an immersion into a dream world where the décor is as breathtaking as the shows that take place there.


Fast facts
Capacity: 1552
Handicap Accessible: Yes, please let us know when you book by sending us an e-mail to contact@theatreinparis.com so that we can inform the theatre so that it can welcome you in the best possible conditions.
Air conditioning: Yes
Heating: Yes
Coat Check : Yes (free service)


32 rue Richer - 75009 Paris

Cadet     , Grands Boulevards     , Notre-Dame-de-Lorette    

Past shows at this venue


Dirty Dancing, The Musical

The cult classic fresh from London now playing on the stage of the Folies Bergère… What more could you wish for during the holiday season?
until 6/23/24
from 45 €