There will always be something new with arts in Paris. Indeed, theatre lovers can attend films, concerts, musicals, one-man shows and much more. In that respect, here is a list of the best venues in the French capital.
The Casino de Paris and the Grand Rex
The Casino de Paris remains the world’s greatest institution in terms of entertainment, which any blog dedicated to theatre enthusiasts will inevitably discuss. It has been running numerous successful shows for decades. Once a skating rink, then a cinema, the Casino de Paris has now become a large venue that hosts the biggest shows as well as musicals and music bands.
Then comes the Grand Rex, known as the largest cinema in Europe. It is a mythical theatre and a superb hall that is both a theatre and a cinema. You will discover concerts of international celebrities as well as films and various shows. It can accommodate up to 2700 people.
The Maison de la Mutualité and the Salle Pleyel
The Maison de la Mutualité can also host music shows as well as congresses, meetings or political rallies. With its 1,732 seat capacity, it has become a popular venue for left-wing activists.
Then we suggest you get acquainted with the Salle Pleyel, which is both a concert hall and a theatre. It was founded by the Pleyel family, former piano makers. This hall is considered one of the best classical music halls in Paris and hosts jazz, rock, varieties, and dance shows. It also often hosts the Césars ceremony.
The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Bobino and Théâtre Mogador
The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées will leave you with many memories. It is one of the best theatres in Paris and is mainly dedicated to classical music concerts. It was built in 1913 with an art-deco style. Its facade is classified as a historical monument. The building also contains 3 halls: a large hall with 1,905 seats, an Italian-style hall in which operas, large philharmonic groups, and dance shows are often performed.
Bobino was founded by Bobino the clown. Many great singers, such as Brassens, Ferré and Dalidahave, performed there. Today, one-man shows, as well as concerts and numerous musical performances, can be attended in this theatre.
The Mogador theatre regularly hosts musicals and operettas. It is located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris at 25 Mogador Street and has a capacity of 1600 people.