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FRENCH THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES- with English Subtitles!
Love theatre but daunted by the thought of a live show in Paris? A little-known company is changing all that by taking a variety of French shows in Paris and making them accessible for English speakers! Theatre in Paris offers English-speaking visitors and expats a way to enjoy French theatre productions, with ticket sales in English, a dedicated welcome at the theatre, and live English surtitles (above the stage). Travelers and expats can now tap into one of Paris’ best secrets, for a Parisian theatre night among the locals. You can see their latest lineup featuring a variety of the best shows in Paris, all at historic theatres throughout the City of Lights.
DISCOVER THE SELECTION OF THE BEST SHOWS IN PARIS
Shows in Paris #1
A French Classic – Cyrano de Bergerac
This is one of the best shows in Paris that we would like to recommend you to watch. For those that appreciate classic theatre in a historic, ornate playhouse, this is the show for you. The most famous love triangle in history: Cyrano de Bergerac, Christian, and Roxane. This production allows for a full immersion in the world of Cyrano, leaving you devoted to the characters and doubled-over with laughter. This internationally renowned French play has been adapted countless time, even Steve Martin has been featured as Cyrano on the big screen!
Cyrano de Bergerac is showing at the Theatre du Ranelagh (5 rue de Vignes, 16th, metro La Muette (Line 9), Boulainvilliers (RER C)) through May 2018. Ticket prices start at €30 per person, and guests are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before the show to benefit from a pre-show welcome and even grab a drink in the theatre’s onsite bar. Book tickets here.
Shows in Paris #2
A Truly Parisian Comedy – Oh my God, She’s Parisian at Theatre BO Saint Martin
Looking for more lighthearted shows in Paris? We found the only one-woman show in Paris, 100% in English! While she lived for some time in the United States, comedian Julie Collas can’t hide her Parisian roots. She takes the audience through a hectic day in the life of a true Parisian woman, silly French accent and all.
Oh my God, she’s Parisian is playing at the Theatre BO Saint Martin on Friday and Saturday evenings through April 2018. Ticket prices start at 19€ per person, and Theatre in Paris guests are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show to benefit from the pre-show welcome. Book tickets here.
Shows in Paris #3
Live Musical Performances with Les Virtuoses
Take piano virtuoso brothers with great magician skills and a great sense of humor and you’ll get a fantastic show full of surprises, tricks, and fun! Available for the whole family. it is a 100% musical performance great for everyone!
Les Viruoses is playing at Theatre Fontaine through May 2018. Ticket prices start at 28€ per person, and Theatre in Paris guests are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show to benefit from the pre-show welcome. Book tickets here.
Get the Best Tickets of the Shows in Paris Now!
Whether your tastes are more for the classics, a lighthearted comedy, or a musical to sing along to, Theatre in Paris has made the best French theatre productions available for English-speakers to enjoy a night with the locals. Theatre in Paris is offering a limited-time discount code to INSIDR readers during the busy holiday season. Enter code INSIDR during online checkout to receive 15% off on standard prices. The discount code applies to all shows, except Grease, the musical and How to Become Parisian in One Hour.