List of theatres and entertainment venues in Paris

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This List of theatres and entertainment venues in Paris includes present-day opera houses and theatres, cabarets, music halls and other places of live entertainment in Paris. It excludes theatrical companies and outdoor venues. Former venues are included in the List of former or demolished entertainment venues in Paris and jazz venues in List of jazz clubs in Paris.


The list is by name in alphabetical order, but it can be resorted by address, arrondissement, opening date (of the building, not the performing company), number of seats (main + secondary stage), or main present-day function. Former names of the theatre (again the building, not the performing company) are included in the notes.


NameAddress Arrt OpenedSeatsPresent useNotes
AccorHotels Arena 12th198417000concertsformerly Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy and Bercy Arena
Aktéon 11th 198660theatre (plays), concerts
Alhambra 11th 2008530music hallformerly Théâtre Art Déco des Cheminots
Artistic-Athévains 11th1913220theatre (plays)formerly Folies Artistic,
Artistic Concert,
Artistic Voltaire
Ateliers Berthier 2003500theatre (plays)second stage of the Théâtre de l'Odéon
Bataclan 18651500general
Le Batofar 1998300night club on boat
Le Boeuf sur le Toit 1922cabaretfounded at 28 rue Boissy d’Anglas (1922), moved to 33, rue Boissy d’Anglas (1928), moved again to 26 rue de Penthièvre (1928), moved to 41 bis avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie (1936), moved to 34, de la rue du Colisée (1941).
Bobino 14th 1800430music hallLes Folies Bobino (1873), Studio Bobino (1991), Gaieté Bobino, Bobin’o (2007)
Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord 10th 1876503theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre Molière,
Théâtre des Carrefours
Boule Noire 18th 1822200concerts
Cabaret Michou 18th1956cabaret
Café de la Danse 11th250concerts
Café de la Gare 1968450theatre (plays)formerly Auberge de l'Aigle d'Or
(17th century)
Casino de Paris 18801500music hall
Caveau de la République 1901450chanson
13th197593theatre (plays)
Cirque d'hiver 11th18521650indoor circusformerly Cirque Napoléon
Comédie-Caumartin 1901390theatre (plays)
Comédie de Paris 1929184theatre (plays)formerly Menus-Plaisirs,
Théâtre de l'Humour,
Théâtre d'Essai,
Nouveau Théâtre Libre,
Comédie République 200theatre (plays)
100one-man showsalso using
Théâtre du Gymnase Marie Bell
Comédie-Française (Salle Richelieu)1790800theatre (plays)
La Comédie Italienne 1980 theatre (plays)
Conservatoire de Paris
(Théâtre du Conservatoire)
19th music, dance and drama
Crazy Horse 1951cabaret
Le Divan du Monde 18th1873500concertsformerly Divan japonais,
Théâtre de la Comédie mondaine
18th18971200concertsdamaged by fire March 2011
Espace Cardin 1929673general
Européen 17th 1872350music hall
Flèche d'Or 20th concerts
Folies Bergère 18691679music hallformerly Folies Trévise
La Java 10th1920concerts
Lapin Agile 18thc 1860cabaret
Laurette Théâtre 10th1981generalformerly Théâtre de la Mainate,
Cabaret des Fous
Lavoir Moderne Parisien 18th1953200concerts
Lido 19461150cabaret
Limonaire 50chanson 
Lucernaire 1978118 + 118 + 50cultural centreoccupies former factory building
Maison de la Poésie 1791189poetryformerly Théâtre des Sans-culottes,
Théâtre de la rue Saint-Martin,
Théâtre des Artistes en Société,
Théâtre des Variétés Nationales
et Etrangères, Théâtre Molière
Moulin Rouge 18th1889850cabaret
Nouveau Casino 11th1850400concertsformerly Saint-Pierre,
Folies d’Athènes
La Nouvelle Ève 280cabaret/music hallformer name Théâtre des Fantaisies-Parisiennes
Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe 1819800theatre (plays)formerly Second Théâtre-Français
Olympia 18891772music hallformerly Montagnes Russes
Olympic Café 18th1934concertsopened 1934
Opéra Bastille 12th 19892723opera
Théâtre national de l'Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart)18981248opera
Palais des congrès de Paris 17th 19743723general
Palais des Sports 15th 19604600general
Palais Garnier 18752200ballet, opera
Paradis Latin 1889cabaret
Pépinière Théâtre 1919347theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre de la Potinière,
Théâtre Isola,
Théâtre Louis-le-Grand,
Théâtre des deux Masques,
Pépinière Opéra
Salle Gaveau 19061020concert hall
Salle Pleyel 19271913concert hall
10th1896300theatre (plays)
Sudden Théâtre 18ththeatre (plays)
Théâtre 13 13th 1981250theatre (plays)
Théâtre 14 Jean-Marie Serreau 14th1982192theatre (plays)
Théâtre Antoine-Simone Berriau 10th1866780theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre des Menus-Plaisirs,
Théâtre des Arts, Opéra-Bouffe,
Comédie-Parisienne, Théâtre-Libre
Théâtre ChoChotte erotic
Théâtre Comedia 10th1932300theatre (plays), musicalsformerly Eldorado
Théâtre Darius Milhaud 19th65 + 35 + 20general
Théâtre Daunou 1921450theatre (plays)
Théâtre d'Edgar 14th197580theatre (plays)
Théâtre de Dix Heures 18th1890140comedyformerly Cabaret des Arts
Théâtre de l'Atelier 18th1822563theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre de Montmartre
Théâtre de l'Athénée 1883570 + 91opera, theatre (plays), concertsformerly Éden-Théâtre,
Grand-Théâtre, Comédie-Parisienne
Théâtre de l'Est Parisien 20th1988750 + 200theatre (plays)
Théâtre de l'Œuvre 1893326theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Bastille 11th261 + 155theatre (plays), dance
Théâtre de la Cité internationale 14th1936general
Théâtre de la Gaîté-Montparnasse 14th1868500theatre (plays)
Théâtre de La Grande Comédie 2005400 + 100
Théâtre de la Huchette 194885theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Madeleine 1924709theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Main d'Or 11thone-man shows
Théâtre de la Michodière 1925700theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin 10th18731800theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Renaissance 10th1873650theatre (plays)
Théâtre de la Ville 18741000generalformerly Sarah Bernhardt
Théâtre de Ménilmontant 20th187786theatre (plays)
Théâtre de Paris 18911100 + 300theatre (plays)
Théâtre de Poche Montparnasse 1942220theatre (plays)
Théâtre Déjazet 1851600general
Théâtre des Abbesses 18th1996420general
Théâtre des Blancs Manteaux 1972
Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens 1855668theatre (plays)
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées 19131905concert hall, opera
Théâtre des Deux Ânes 18th1910300chansonformerly La Truie qui file,
L'Araignée, Le Porc-Épic,
L'Epatant, Les Truands
Théâtre des Mathurins 715 + 384 + 84theatre (plays)
Théâtre des Nouveautés 1921585theatre (plays)
Théâtre des Variétés 1807928theatre (plays)
Théâtre Douze 12th230general
Théâtre du Châtelet 18622500opera, musicals, concerts
Théâtre du Gymnase Marie Bell 10th1820800 + 160one-man shows
Théâtre du Lierre 13th1980200theatre (plays), dance
Théâtre du Marais 197680theatre (plays)
Théâtre du Nord-Ouest (Salle Laborey)120 + 80theatre (plays)
Théâtre du Palais-Royal 1641750theatre (plays)
Théâtre du Point Virgule 1975one-man shows
Théâtre du Rond-Point 1860760theatre (plays)
Théâtre du Temps 11th198050Asian theatre
Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier 1913300 Comédie-Française
Théâtre Édouard VII 1913800theatre (plays)
Théâtre Essaïon 100 + 70theatre (plays), concerts
Théâtre Fontaine 1951629theatre (plays)
Théâtre Grévin 1900210
Théâtre Hébertot 17th1838630 + 110theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre des Batignolles,
Théâtre des Arts,
Théâtre La Bruyère 1943335theatre (plays)
Théâtre le Guichet Montparnasse 14th198050theatre (plays)
Théâtre le Mélo d'Amélie 199490theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre Marie Stuart
Théâtre le Ranelagh 16th 1900790general
Théâtre Les Déchargeurs 1982100general
Théâtre Marigny 18851024 + 311general
Théâtre Michel 1908350theatre (plays)
Théâtre Mogador 19131800musicalsformerly Palace Theatre
Théâtre Montparnasse 14th1886715 + 200theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre Montparnasse-Gaston Baty
Théâtre Mouffetard theatre (plays)
Théâtre national de Chaillot 16th19371250 + 420dance, theatre (plays)
Théâtre national de la Colline 20th1951750 + 200theatre (plays)
Théâtre Paris-Villette 19th1985200 + 70 + 30theatre (plays)
Théâtre Rive Gauche 14th350theatre (plays)
Théâtre Saint-Georges 1929489theatre (plays)
Théâtre Silvia-Monfort 15th1992456theatre (plays), general
Théâtre Trévise 100comedy shows
Théâtre Tristan-Bernard 1911400theatre (plays)formerly Théâtre Albert-Ier,
Théâtre Charles de Rochefort
Théo Théâtre 15th199550theatre (plays)
18th18951000concertsformerly Trianon-Concert,
Théâtre Victor-Hugo,
Trianon Lyrique
18th250concerts, chanson
Vingtième Théâtre 20th245general use
11th1939199cabaret, concerts

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